new-moonFor the week ending November 30, 2009, the Top Movies filled cash drawers with an impressive $42.9 million. Those bloodthirsty teen vampires from The Twilight Saga: New Moon weren’t sucking at the box office, with gross receipts flying them on bat wings to a commanding Number One spot on the charts, bringing in a two-week total of $231 million. The Blind Side pulled into second with weekend earnings of $40.1 million. This brings its total gross to $100 million. Based on the moving true story of Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron), an All-American football player who is helped by a caring woman (Sandra Bullock) and her family.The Blind Side Taking the Number Three slot is director Roland Emmerich’s 2012, which brought home $17.7 million for a grand gross of $138 million. This world-ending apocalyptic thriller has already broken Russian box office records. What will really happen in 2012? 2012 The comedy, Old Dogs, starring really old dawgs John Travolta and Robin Williams (with support from real life Mrs. Travolta, Kelly Preston) had a huge week, coming in Number Four and bringing in $16.9 million, for a running total of $24.2 Million. Old Dogs Last but not least, coming in at our Number Five spot: Disney’s A Christmas Carol, the latest in a long line of retellings of the 1843 Charles Dickens classic (this one animated and big big budget, and starring Jim Carrey). Directed by Robert Zemeckis (Back to the Future, Forrest Gump, The Polar Express), it made $15.8 Million at week’s end, for a total gross of $105 million. Who says, “bah, humbug?” A Christmas Carol – Felix Gonzalez