(CBS) – Sequels, remakes, and adaptations dominated the holiday weekend at multiplexes.
Little Fockers, the debuting comedy sequel with Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro, won the weekend box office battle with a first-place finish and an estimated total of $34 million.READ MORE: Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade, Allowing States To Ban Abortion
The new Coen Brothers western remake True Grit, starring Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon, placed second with $26 million.
The holdover high-tech sequel Tron: Legacy, was third with $20 million in its second weekend of release.READ MORE: Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade Decision Garners Strong Reactions In Philadelphia: 'It's Taking Away Basic Women's Rights'
And the latest version of Gulliver’s Travels, a debuting live-action adventure comedy featuring Jack Black, took in a modest $7 million which was good for seventh place.
Overall ticket revenue was moderate, assuring that 2010 totals would fall short of last year’s record-breaking box office results.MORE NEWS: Roe v. Wade Overturned: These US Companies Will Cover Travel Costs For Employees Who Need Abortion
Reported by: Bill Wine, KYW Newsradio