9 December 2012 7:23 PM, PST | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

The James Bond blockbuster hit Skyfall ascended to the number one spot again in its fifth weekend, besting holdovers The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, Lincoln and Rise of the Guardians as the North American box office took a breather before Hobbits and Dwarves hit the scene next weekend. The only newcomer, the FilmDistrict dud Playing For Keeps, was dead on arrival in sixth place. Despite a 31% drop from last weekend's numbers thanks to people knee-deep in holiday shopping and festivities, the top ten was still up 8% over last year at this time.

Skyfall eased a mere 33% to earn an estimated $11 million on 3,234 screens, bringing its five-week domestic total to a superb $261.6 million. Word of mouth has kept the latest Daniel Craig entry going strong at the box office and should keep the film collecting a decent amount of leftover coin throughout the holidays despite losing a majority of its »

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