`Tron: Legacy' opens on top

 

Jeff Bridges' sci-fi sequel Tron: Legacy has leaped to the top of the box-office grid with a $43.6 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Jeff Bridges' sci-fi sequel Tron: Legacy has leaped to the top of the box-office grid with a $43.6 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

The Disney release reboots the storyline started in Bridges' 1982 tale Tron, in which his character is hurtled into a deadly virtual reality known as the Grid. The movie co-stars Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde.

Estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Hollywood.com, final figures will be released Monday:

1. Tron: Legacy, $43.6 million.

2. Yogi Bear, $16.7 million.

3. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, $12.4 million.

4. The Fighter, $12.2 million.

5. The Tourist, $8.7 million.

6. Tangled, $8.68 million.

7. Black Swan, $8.3 million.

8. How Do You Know, $7.6 million.

9. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, $4.8 million.

10. Unstoppable, $1.8 million.

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