| Updated at: 1041 PST, Monday, January 10, 2011|
LOS ANGELES: Oscar-winning brothers Joel and Ethan Coen's remake of John Wayne western "True Grit" gunned its way to the top of the North American box office, elbowing "Little Fockers" to second place, figures showed Sunday.
The new version of the 1969 classic starring Jeff Bridges as the drunken, hard-nosed US Marshal "Rooster" Cogburn, took in $15 million for a total of $110.4 million in its third weekend, according to industry tracker Exhibitor Relations.
"Little Fockers," the third installment of Robert De Niro-Ben Stiller comedies about nightmare in-laws, fell to second place with $13.7 million after two weekends at the top of the box office, for a total of $124 million since it opened.
"Season of the Witch," starring Nicolas Cage and Ron Perlman as witch-escorting knights in Black Plague Europe, opened in third place with $10.7 million.
The 3-D sequel to the 1982 sci-fi cult "TRON: Legacy," also starring Jeff Bridges and his computer-generated version of his younger self from the original movie, dropped one place to fourth with $9.8 million, for a four-week total of $147.9 million.
Ballet thriller "Black Swan," starring Natalie Portman as a dancer in a New York company exploring the dark sides of the industry and her own sensuality, rose four notches to fifth place with $8.4 million, for a six-week $61.5 million total.
"Country Strong," starring Gwyneth Paltrow as a fallen country-music star climbing her way back up to the top of the charts, opened in sixth place with $7.3 million.
Mark Wahlberg's boxing drama "The Fighter," fell one place to seventh with $7.0 million, followed by British historical drama "The King's Speech," featuring Colin Firth as a stuttering King George VI, which made $6.8 million.
The 3-D and partly computer animated family film "Yogi Bear" fell to ninth spot, earning $6.8 million, and animated Disney fable "Tangled," about long-haired Princess Rapunzel, netted $6.2 million in the tenth spot.