‘Contraband’ Tops Weekend Box Office

 

The movie "Contraband" took the top slot at the weekend box office.

The Universal action drama featuring Mark Wahlberg took in $24 million to place first at the weekend box office according to early figures from Hollywood.com. Final numbers are due out on Monday.

The movie’s solid start demonstrates that Wahlberg continues to have box office muscle.

The 3-D version of "Beauty and the Beast" (Disney) took the second slot with $18.5 million. The movie’s box office haul will no doubt encourage more studios to release 3-D versions of previously-issued box office hits. Read More...


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