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Zero Dark Thirty Hunts Down Top Spot; A Haunted House & Gangster Squad Follow

By Daniel Gates

BOX OFFICE

(Sony)

Zero Dark Thirty, about the CIA manhunt for Osama bin Laden, won the top spot at the weekend box office.

The Oscar-nominated thriller, starring Jessica Chastain, earned $24 million in its first week of expanded nationwide play.

The horror spoof A Haunted House came in second place with $18.8 million.

Gangster Squad, the new mob period piece featuring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Josh Brolin and Sean Penn, nabbed third with $16.7 million.

Django Unchained and Les Miserables took fourth and fifth places with $11 million and $10.1 million, respectively.

Rounding out the Top 10 were The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ($9.1 million), Lincoln ($6.3 million), family comedy Parental Guidance ($6.1 million), last week’s champ Texas Chainsaw 3D ($5.2 million), and the Tom Cruise movie Jack Reacher ($5 million).

What did you see this weekend?

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