Marley & Me collects $37 million in opening weekend

Mumbai: Marley & Me has collected approximately $37 million in its opening weekend and has come out as the top film at the US box office during Christmas.

The movie created motion picture history with the biggest Christmas Day opening ever by collecting $14.75 million.

Fox distribution president Bruce Snyder said, "These are phenomenal holiday numbers, breaking all records for a Christmas Day opening. Audiences of all ages and demographics are laughing, crying, and responding with their love of the film in staggering numbers. Marley & Me truly is the definition of a feel good movie and families are finding that the film brings them closer together."

Marley & Me tells the heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life. Starring Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Eric Dane, and Alan Arkin and directed by David Frankel, the movie is based on the best selling book of the same title by John Grogan.