Chronicle Edges Out Daniel Radcliffe's A Woman in Black at Weekend Box Office

Entertainment Feb. 5, 2012 AT 7:06PM
Chronicle Edges Out Daniel Radcliffe's A Woman in Black at Weekend Box Office

Sci-fi was tops at the box office over Super Bowl weekend, with Michael B. Jordan's Chronicle raking in an estimated $22 million to finish in first place.

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The former Friday Night Lights star's Fox flick triumphed over Daniel Radcliffe's Harry Potter follow-up The Woman in Black, which fell just short with a $21 million gross.

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Liam Neeson's The Grey saw a steep drop from its opening take, earning $9.5 million compared to $19.6 million in its first weekend in theaters.

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Rounding out this weekend's top five flicks were Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski and Kristen Bell's whale tale Big Miracle ($8.5 million) and Underworld Awakening starring Kate Beckinsale ($5.6 million).

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