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LITTLE FOCKERS IS U.S. CHRISTMAS BOX OFFICE BLOCKBUSTER

Ben Stiller and Robert De Niro's new comedy Little Fockers has beaten out True Grit, Tron: Legacy and Gulliver's Travels to land the Christmas number one in America.

Moviegoers flocked to cinemas on Christmas Day (25Dec10) and helped the sequel to a $48.3 million (GBP32.2 million) holiday opening - $12 million (GBP8 million) more than second placed True Grit.

Jack Black's comedy Gulliver's Travels opened on Christmas Day (25Dec10) and scored $7.2 million (GBP4.8 million).

Former number one Tron: Legacy fell to third with a $20.1 million (GBP13.4 million) weekend.