Resident Evil: Retribution Tops Weekend Box Office With $21.1 Million

Entertainment Sep. 16, 2012 AT 2:54PM
Resident Evil: Retribution Tops Weekend Box Office With $21.1 Million Credit: Screen Gems

Milla Jovovich kicked butt at the box office!

Resident Evil: Retribution -- the fifth installment of the zombie film franchise -- debuted in first place with $21.1 million in its opening weekend.

PHOTOS: Thrill seeking stars

Despite taking the top spot, the Paul W. S. Anderson-directed flick only raked in $8.4 million from 3,012 locations September 14 -- the lowest opening day for the Resident Evil franchise since the original movie was released in 2002.

The 3D version of Finding Nemo placed second with $17.5 million, while Kyra Sedgwick's The Possession fell from first place to third place with $5.8 million.

PHOTOS: Stars' supernatural movie and TV pasts

The Prohibition-era gangster film Lawless, starring Shia LaBeouf, Jessica Chastain and Tom Hardy, earned $4.2 million for a fourth place finish. ParaNorman, featuring the voices of Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Leslie Mann and John Goodman -- came in fifth place with $3 million.

PHOTOS: Stars as cartoon characters

Rounding out the top 10 were The Expendables 2 (No. 6, $3 million), The Words (No. 7, $2.9 million), The Bourne Legacy (No. 8, $2.9 million), The Odd Life of Timothy Green (No. 9, $2.5 million) and The Campaign ($2.4 million).

Tell Us: Which movie did you see this weekend?

How we use your email

We may use your e-mail address to send you the newsletter and offers that may interest you, on behalf of Us Weekly and its partners. For more information please read our Privacy Policy.

comments powered by Disqus