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Mission Possible: (Rocks the Box Office)

Mission Possible: (Rocks the Box Office)

Posted on 26 Dec 2011 at 11:09am

The latest flick in the MI franchise topped this weekend’s box office with $26.5 million, cruising up from its number three spot last weekend in limited release.

The Tom Cruise/Jeremy Renner vehicle easily defeated the likes of Sherlock Holmes: A Game of ShadowsAlvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked and, perhaps most surprisingly, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

MI‘s ascent wasn’t exactly shocking, considering that the jam-packed action film almost instantly led the holiday weekend box office when it expanded to wide release Wednesday.

What may have been a bit surprising, however, are the figures from the highly anticipated Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,…