Don’t get too excited yet, Brad and Jen are only back together as box office hits! Not surprising to anyone both A-List celebrities managed to pull off hot selling ticket sales at the box office this Christmas. Maybe shocking is that Jen actually was the winner!
According to People, The former couple both had movies in competition for the top spot on Christmas Day, and while Aniston’s film pulled in the most money, both movies were winners at the box office.
Aniston’s Marley & Me, a feel-good movie costarring Owen Wilson about a young family and mischievous dog, was the leader of the pack, grossing $14.8 million, the highest one-day total ever for a film opening on Christmas.
But Pitt’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button wasn’t far behind. The film, about the life-long romance between a man who ages in reverse (Pitt) and a woman (Cate Blanchett), set the record for the second-highest Christmas opening of all-time with $11.8 million.
Both films exceeded box office expectations by 40-50 percent, Variety reports.
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