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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Contraband’ Takes #1 Spot

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Contraband’ Takes #1 Spot


Mark Wahlberg’s Contraband took the top spot at the box office this weekend grossing $24.1 million for the #1 spot. Opening at #2 was the 3D re-release of Beauty and the Beast grossing $18.5 million. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol continued its impressive run, dropping just one spot to #3 in its fifth week pulling in $11.5 million. Opening at #3 was the gospel music-themed dramedy Joyful Noise taking in $11.3 million in its opening weekend. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows slipped two spots to #5 in its fifth weekend with $8.4 million.

1. Contraband – $24.1 million ($24.1 million total)
2. Beauty and the Beast 3D – $18.5 million ($189.8 million total)
3. Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol – $11.5 million ($186.7 million total)
4. Joyful Noise – $11.3 million ($11.3 million total)
5. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $8.4 million ($170.0 million total)
6. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – $8.3 million ($88.0 million total)
7. The Devil Inside – $7.9 million ($46.2 million total)
8. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $5.8 million ($118.8 million total)
9. War Horse – $5.6 million ($65.8 million total)
10. The Iron Lady – $5.4 million ($6.0 million total)

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