It was Bond, James Bond, who reclaimed the throne four weeks after debuting at No. 1. Skyfall grossed an estimated $11 million, according to Box Office Mojo
Rise of the Guardians rose to second place, with $10.5 million. Breaking Dawn Part 2 grabbed $9.2 million to follow in third place. Lincoln and Life of Pi claimed the No. 4 and No. 5 spots, taking in $9.1 million and $8.3 million, respectively.
Butler’s new film, Playing for Keeps, failed to score with audiences, netting just $6 million in its opening weekend to debut in sixth place. At No. 7, Wreck-It Ralph drew $4.9 million.