Disney’s reboot of the children’s classic had a respectable showing, bringing in of $18.5 million this weekend.
Joyful Noise, a musical starring Queen Latifah and Dolly Parton, came in at third with $11.3 million, but the biggest disappointment is The Devil Inside, which dropped to sixth place with $7.9 million.
Other notable mention goes to The Iron Lady, who entered the list for the first time with $5.4 million.
Top 10 List:
Contraband – $24.1 million
Beauty and the Beast 3D – $18.5 million
Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol – $11.5 million
Joyful Noise – $11.3 million
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $8.4 million
The Devil Inside – $7.9 million
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo – $6.8 million
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $5.8 million
War Horse – $5.6 million
The Iron Lady – $5.4 million