Sony Pictures decided to roll out its highly-anticipated adaptation The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo early last night, and it took in a solid $1.6 million.
The adaptation of Stieg Larsson's novel, directed by David Fincher, opened in 2,914 theaters last night, getting a head start on the crowded holiday week at the box office. The Adventures of Tintin opens in theaters today, and Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol goes wide starting today, after its limited early release in IMAX theaters. We Bought a Zoo also opens on December 23, with War Horse and The Darkest Hour hitting theaters on Christmas Day.
Be sure to stay tuned to see how The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and other new releases fare at the box office this holiday weekend.