Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt went head to head on Christmas Day in movie theaters across the country. Her Marley & Me dog flick with co-star Owen Wilson took top honors at $14.8 million, the highest Christmas Day movie opening ever.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button came in second with $11.8, which now has the distinction of being the second highest Christmas Day movie opening ever.
Both movies exceeded the one day box office expectation by 40-50% according to Variety. Their website declares: “Marley & Me Fetches Christmas Prize”.
Check out the Marley & Me movie trailer and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button movie trailer below.