comScore
★ What is Gossip Cop? Find out!

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

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?

Follow @GossipCop on Twitter!

Like us on Facebook!

You might like:


  1. Gossip Cop
  2. Mediaite
  3. Geekosystem
  4. SportsGrid
  5. The Mary Sue
  6. The Braiser
CloseSubscribe to Gossip Cop's newsletter: