Let this be a lesson to everyone, nothing will beat Kate Beckinsale dressed in latex and kicking ass. An overall slow weekend saw Underworld: Awakening beat out last weeks number one Contraband at this weekends box office. While the forth installment of the Underworld series debute at #1 at the box office, it was the lowest grossing opening weekend for the franchise with $25.4 million. Coming in at #2 is the George Lucas produced Red Tails which tells the history behind the Tuskegee Airmen with $19.1 million. Last weeks number one Contraband fell down to #3 with $12.2 million while the drama Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close hit #4 with $10.5 million. Rounding out the box office top 5 is Haywire with $9 million.
Box Office Weekend Top 10
1. Underworld: Awakening $25.4 million
2. Red Tails $19.1 million
3. Contraband $12.2 million
4. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close $10.5 million
5. Haywire $9 million
6. Beauty and the Beast (3D) $23.5 million
7. Joyful Noise $6.1 million
8. Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol $5.5 million
9. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows $4.8 million
10. The Iron Lady $3.7 million
Next weekend we’ll see the release of The Grey, Man on a Ledge, and One For the Money.