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“There is no unhappy attached to ‘Avatar,’ because it’s the greatest. It’s always done business. It’s the biggest picture in history,” said Fox distribution executive Bert Livingston. “People bought tickets everywhere this weekend. There’s no bad.”

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

1. “The Last Exorcism,” $21.3 million.

2. “Takers,” $21 million.

3. “The Expendables,” $9.5 million.

4. “Eat Pray Love,” $7 million.

5. “The Other Guys,” $6.6 million.

6. “Vampires Suck,” $5.3 million.

7. “Inception,” $5.1 million.

8. “Nanny McPhee Returns,” $4.74 million

9. “The Switch,” $4.7 million.

10. “Piranha 3D,” $4.3 million.

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Online:

http://www.hollywood.com/boxoffice

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