Box Office Beat: Mama Makes Its Way to the Top


The mysterious story of two orphans’ survival in the wild for five years was frightening enough to scare up some serious dough, knocking Oscar contender Zero Dark Thirty from the number one spot. See what other movies had audiences glued to their seats:

1. Mama $28.5 M
2. Zero Dark Thirty $15.8 M
3. Silver Linings Playbook $10.8 M
4. Gangster Squad $8.7 M
5. Broken City $8.3 M
6. A Haunted House $8.1 M
7. Django Unchained $7.8 M
8. Les Misèrables $7.5 M
9. The Last Stand $6.2 M
10. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey $6.2 M