'Avatar' still tops at U.S. box office

Jan. 17, 2010 at 1:31 PM

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- "Avatar" remained No. 1 at the U.S. box office, raking in an incredible $41.3 million in its fifth straight weekend.

"The Book of Eli" was a respectable No. 2 with more than $31.61 million.

All gross estimated figures are from Box Office Mojo.

"The Lovely Bones" was third with $17.06 million; "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" fourth with $11.5 million; "Sherlock Holmes" fifth with more than $9.82 million; "The Spy Next Door" sixth with $9.7 million.

"It's Complicated" was seventh with more than $7.67 million; "Leap Year" eighth with more than $5.82 million; "The Blind Side" ninth with more than $5.56 million.

"Up in the Air" rounded out the top 10 with $5.46 million.

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