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Will Smith, Chipmunks give shot in the arm to North American box office

I Am Legend shot some much needed seasonal sparkle into the box office with a sensational $76.5m launch that set a new mark for December and gave star Will Smith the biggest opening weekend of his career.Combined with a strong $45m support act courtesy of Fox's Alvin And The Chipmunks, overall box office for the top 12 titles outstripped the same period last year by 39% and accounted for $153.6m. ...

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