“Hansel and Gretel” Slay Box Office

Despite no preview screenings, the long delayed Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters opened in the top spot at the box office this weekend.  The Jeremy Renner starring film took in $19 million on its opening weekend.

In second place was the horror thriller Mama with $12.8 million.  It was the second week of release for the lower budget horror flick.

Third place went to Silver Linings Playbook with $10 million and the  Oscar-nominated Zero Dark Thirty took in $9.8 million.

The other new entry to the top five was Parker.  The film took in $7 million.

Final figures are due out Monday.


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