For the fourth straight week, there was a new No. 1 movie at the box office.
Prisoners, starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal was the top choice for moviegoers, raking in $21.4 million. The suspenseful drama centers around Jackman and Maria Bello as the parents of a young girl in Pennsylvania who is abducted along with their friends' (Terence Howard and Viola Davis) daughter. Gyllenhaal is the detective trying to find the missing children.
Insidious: Chapter 2, last week's No. 1 film, landed in the No. 2 spot, with $14.5 million.
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Here's a complete look at the weekend's top movies, Friday-Sunday studio estimates and stats as compiled per Box Office Mojo:
1. Prisoners: $21.4 million
2. Insidious: Chapter 2: $14.5 million
3. The Family: $7 million
4. Instructions Not Included: $5.7 million
5. Battle of the Year: $5 million
6. We're the Millers, $4.6 million
7. Lee Daniels' The Butler, $4.3 million
8. Riddick, $3.6 million
9. The Wizard of Oz (3D/IMAX), $3 million
10. Planes, $2.8 million