It was not a good weekend for the newbies. Daybreakers was the only new release to make the top five with Leap Year and Youth in Revolt taking sixth and ninth respectively. Here's the top five:

1. Avatar: $48.5 million
2. Sherlock Holmes: $16.6 million
3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel: $16.3 million
4. Daybreakers: $15 million
5. It's Complicated: $11 million

Two new releases this week, with another going into wider release.

The Book of Eli
What's It All About:
In a post-apocalyptic world (not to be confused with a Post Raisin Bran world) Denzel Washington fights to protect a book that might save humanity.
Why It Might Do Well:
End of the world themes are big lately (2012, Daybreakers, The Road) so what's one more look at Armageddon among friends?
Why It Might Not Do Well: 13% at doesn't fill me with confidence, though at the moment that only includes 8 reviews.
Number of Theaters: 3,000
$36 million

The Spy Next Door
What's It All About:
Family comedy starring Jackie Chan as a CIA agent who want to get out of the espionage game but finds his greatest challenge in winning over his fiancee's three children.
Why It Might Do Well:
Chan has made a dollar or two at the box office before, and as far as kids' flicks go those chipmunks will have to run out of steam sooner or later.
Why It Might Not Do Well:
Kids might enjoy this one but there doesn't seem to be much grown up appeal.
Number of Theaters: 2,800
$16 million