MAMA, Jessica Chastain
As previously predicted, Jessica Chastain ruled over this weekend's box office.
Her newest film, MAMA, produced by Guillermo Del Toro, claimed the top spot with $28.1 million. The other feature in which she stars, Kathryn Bigelow's ZERO DARK THIRTY, took in an additional $17.6M following its $24M opening last weekend, taking second place. The film, which follows the decade-long manhunt for Osama bin Laden, has now grossed $55.9M since it opened in limited theaters in December.
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, following its nationwide release on Friday, took in another $11.3M, raising its total to $55.3 million.
Warner Bros.' GANGSTER SQUAD, led by an all-star cast including Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, once again underperformed. The film, which took the fourth spot this weekend with $9.1M, now rests at $32.2M.
20th Century Fox's BROKEN CITY, with Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe, earned $9 million, rounding out the top five.
Also notable, Arnold Schwarzenegger's return to the big screen, THE LAST STAND, grossly underwhelmed audiences. The film took in just $6.3 million, taking the tenth spot this weekend.
Rentrak announced the box office rankings for this weekend (Jan 18-20). Check out the 10 below:
1) Mama, Universal
This Weekend: $28,123,052; Total: $28,123,052
2) Zero Dark Thirty, Sony
This Weekend: $17,600,000; Total: $55,944,757
3) Silver Linings Playbook, The Weinstein Company
This Weekend: $11,351,000; Total: $55,310,270
4) Gangster Squad, Warner Bros.
This Weekend: $9,110,000; Total: $32,220,060
5) Broken City, 20th Century Fox
This Weekend: $9,000,000; Total: $9,000,000
6) A Haunted House, Open Road
This Weekend: $8,330,000; Total: $29,980,000
7) Django Unchained, The Weinstein Company
This Weekend: $8,243,000; Total: $138,361,735
8) Les Miserables, Universal
This Weekend: $7,814,370; Total: $130,372,390
9) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Warner Bros.
This Weekend: $6,405,000; Total: $287,394,741
10) The Last Stand, Lionsgate
This Weekend: $6,300,000; Total: $6,300,000
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