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"Marley and Me" Breaks Xmas Record

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    "Marley and Me" Breaks Xmas Record
    Twentieth Century Fox/Barry Wetcher
    Marley fetched upwards of $14 million this Christmas.

    Twentieth Century Fox says "Marley & Me" has set a Christmas Day record with $14.75 million at the box office.

    That breaks the previous mark of $10.2 million, set by "Ali" in 2001, according to Media By Numbers LLC.

    And "Marley & Me" may not be alone: "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" and "Bedtime Stories" were also expected to move past the previous Christmas Day mark, according to some studio estimates.

    Even "Valkyrie" had a strong Yuletide opening with more than $8 million, those numbers show.