Mama Scares Up Box Office Victory; Zero Dark Thirty #2, Silver Linings Playbook #3


By Daniel Gates




Jessica Chastain is Queen of the Box Office.

The Oscar nominee’s new horror movie Mama opened at #1 with $28.1 million.

And Chastain’s manhunt thriller Zero Dark Thirty came in a close second place with $28 million.

Silver Linings Playbook, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, took third with $11.4 million.

Gangster Squad and Broken City secured fourth and fifth places with $9.1 million and $9 million, respectively.

Rounding out the Top 10 were A Haunted House ($8.3 million), Django Unchained ($8.2 million), Les Miserables ($7.8 million), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ($6.4 million), and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s comeback The Last Stand ($6.3 million).

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