Weekend Box Office – You Poor Saps Paid To See Contraband…

Posted: January 16, 2012 in Movies
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The weekend box office numbers for January 13-15, 2012 are out and as it turns out Mark Wahlberg can still hypnotize you and steal your hard earned money.  Tough luck.

A quick recap sees Disney raping everyone’s wallet with nostalgia, Tom Cruise still has it, Joyful Noise was anything but, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo continues to struggle, and how the eff did Alvin and Chipmunks make so much damn money…stop seeing that damn movie!  Dammit!

Here are the numbers for this weekend:

*Numbers in millions* (total)

1) Contraband – $24.1 (NEW)

2) Beauty and the Beast 3D – $18.5 (NEW)

3) Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – $11.5 ($186.7)

4) Joyful Noise – $11.3 (NEW)

5) Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows – $8.4 ($170.0)

6) The Devil Inside – $7.9 ($46.2)

7) The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011) – $6.8 ($87.9)

8) Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $5.8 ($118.7)

9) War Horse – $5.6 ($65.7)

10) The Iron Lady – $5.3 ($5.9)

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