11 December 2010 5:15 PM, PST | Box Office Mojo | See recent BoxOfficeMojo.com news »

On Friday, few journeyed back to Narnia and few sparks were set off by two hot stars' coupling. Top Ten business was a touch higher than the same Friday last year but still continued the tepidness of this holiday season. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader docked with an estimated $8.2 million on approximately 6,500 screens at 3,555 locations (3D showings at 1,989 venues accounted for nearly 55 percent of business). It was hoped that a return to December along with marketing that pushed the first movie's lion and witch and the addition of the 3D illusion would rekindle interest, but the third Narnia mustered a weaker start than fantasy also-rans like Eragon and The Golden Compass, let alone the other Narnias. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe pulled in $23 million its first day, while The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian claimed $19.4 million. The Tourist fared relatively better than Narnia, »

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