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US Box Office Top 10 – 10-12/02

New entries are fully in charge of the top 10 this week so much so last weeks number 1 Chronicle has been knocked down to the number 5 spot despite adding another $12 million to it’s balance.

4 films managed to get into the top 10 this week and all four make up the top part of the chart, first off going in at number 4 was the first Star Wars films to be given the 3D treatment, Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace 3D, next up at number 3 was the Rock in kids film Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, hitting the number 2 spot was thriller Safe House however it was romantic drama The Vow which has surprised the top 10 by going in at number 1.

10 – Underworld Awakening – $2.500.000 – $58.900.000

9 – The Descendants – $3.500.000 – $70.729.000

8 – Big Miracle – $3.900.000 – $13.200.000

7 – The Grey – $5.080.000 – $42.822.000

6 – The Woman in Black – $10.300.000 – $35.456.000

5 – Chronicle – $12.300.000 – $40.167.000

4 – star Wars: Episode 1 the Phantom Menace 3D – (NE) – $23.000.000

3 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – (NE) – $27.550.000

2 – Safe House – (NE) – $39.300.000

1 – The Vow – (NE) – $41.700.000

New Releases – Even though there are only 3 films out this week 2 of them are big films however the other one should been seen, so first off the US finally gets the brilliant Arrietty, then the romantic action film This Means War will be trying to tempt you however the next Ghost Rider film in the form of Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance has the biggest chance to get to the number 1 spot.

US Box Office Top 10: 6-8/01

This is the first US box office top 10 that we at the Monday Movie Show have done of 2012 and it’s a really good one to kick things off even though there was only 1 new entry but that film went straight into the number 1 spot.

Last weeks number 1 film and the film to kick off the US box office top 10 of 2012 could not hold on to the number 1 spot being knocked off by the first new horror film of the year the Devil Inside which managed to do much better than was thought of it despite getting some really bad reviews.

10 – New Years Eve – $3.270.000 – $52.000.000

9 – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – $5.770.000 – $10.400.000

8 – The Adventures of TinTin: The Secret of the Unicorn – $6.600.000 – $61.900.000

7 – We Bought a Zoo – $8.450.000 – $56.500.000

6 – War Horse – $8.600.000 – $56.800.000

5 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $9.500.000 – $112.000.000

4 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – $11.400.000 – $76.800.000

3 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $14.100.000 – $157.000.000

2 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – $20.500.000 – $170.000.000

1 – The Devil Inside (NE) – $34.500.000

Bit of a mixed week for new entries next week, there are 4 films of note first off Mark Wahlberg’s new action film Contraband then there is comedy musical Joyful Noise, thirdly hot on the heels of the 3D release of the Lion King we have Beauty and the Beast and finally is horror film from Xavier Gens (Frontier) The Divide.