Buena Vista basked in a rare one-two over Thanksgiving holidayweekend as National Treasure retained top spot with an estimated $46.2m haul and TheIncredibles climbed oneplace to second to comfortably pass $200m in its fourth weekend.
National Treasure now stands on $87.9m after its second weekend, while Pixar's TheIncredibles added $33.2mfor $214.7m and is predicted to pass $300m.
Sony's Christmas With The Kranks from Revolution Studios dodged criticalbullets to open third on a decent $32m, while Intermedia's Alexander, released in the US through Warner Bros,failed to live up to the reputation of its all-conquering hero and opened insixth place on a disappointing $21.6m.
Christmas With The Kranks stars Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis as parents who decideto skip the traditional Yuletide celebrations until their daughter'slast-minute decision to visit changes their minds.
Revolution's chief executiveJoe Roth directed the comedy, which also stars Dan Aykroyd and averaged $9,431from 3,393.
Alexander,Oliver Stone's long-gestating labour of love, drew poor reviews. It stars ColinFarrell as the legendary Macedonian warrior whose desire to rule the worldpushes him and his increasingly disgruntled troops ever eastwards.
Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer, Rosario Dawson and Jared Leto alsostar. The picture averaged $8,846 on 2,445 screens.
Warner Bros' The Polar Express stayed in fourth place and raised itstotal after three weekends to $82.2m, while Paramount's The SpongeBobSquarePants Movie fellthree to fifth on $23.4m for a highly respectable $58.6m after its secondweekend.
Universal's Bridget Jones sequel fell two to seventh for $32.5m and Miramax's FindingNeverland climbed fiveto eighth for $7.8m, both in their third weekends.
Estimated Top Ten US Nov 26-28 2004
Film (Distributor)/International distribution/Estimated weekendgross/Estimated total to date
1 (1) National Treasure (Buena Vista) BVI $46.2m $87.9m
2 (3) The Incredibles (Pixar/Disney) BVI $33.2m $214.7m
3 (-) Christmas With The Kranks (Revolution/Sony) SPRI $22.7m $32m
4 (4) The Polar Express (Warner Bros) Warner Bros Intl $27.2m $82.2m
5 (2) The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (Paramount) UIP $23.4m $58.6m
6 (-) Alexander (Warner Bros) Intermedia/Summit $13.5m $21.6m
7 (5) Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason (Universal) UIP $9.1m $32.5m
8 (13) Finding Neverland (Miramax) Miramax International $6.4m $7.8m
9 (7) Ray (Universal)UIP $5m $65m
10 (6) AfterThe Sunset (New Line)NLI $4.6m $24.6m