On Thanksgiving weekend “Red Dragon” Ate Up the Competition

Hannibal Lecter stood out in a crowd of new movies.
“Red Dragon” was the No. 1 movie for a second weekend, taking in $17.6 million and fending off an onslaught of debut films, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Here are the estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at North American theaters, according to Exhibitor Relations Co. Inc. Final figures will be released Monday.
1. “Red Dragon,” $17.6 million.
2. “Sweet Home Alabama,” $14.1 million.
3. “Brown Sugar,” $11.1 million.
4. “The Transporter,” $9.2 million.
5. “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” $7.9 million.
6. “The Tuxedo,” $7 million.
7. “White Oleander,” $5.7 million.
8. “Tuck Everlasting,” $5.5 million.
9. “Knockaround Guys,” $5 million.
10. “Barbershop,” $4 million.