Taken tops weekend box office

February 2nd, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, Feb 02 (ANI): The spy thriller Taken has topped the weekend box office after raking in 24.6 million dollars.

According to studio estimates, the Kevin James comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop landed the second spot with 14 million dollars, reports E! Online.

The Uninvited, a remake of a South Korean thriller that pits two sisters against their potentially evil stepmother also made its debut in third place, came third with 10.5 million dollars.

Paramounts Hotel for Dogs stood fourth with 8.7 million dollars and the Clint Eastwood drama Gran Torino rounded off the top five with 8.6 million dollars.

The top-grossing weekend films are:

1. Taken, $24.6 million
2. Paul Blart: Mall Cop, $14 million
3. The Uninvited, $10.5 million
4. Hotel for Dogs, $8.7 million
5. Gran Torino, $8.6 million
6. Slumdog Millionaire, $7.7 million
7. Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, $7.2 million
8. New in Town, $6.8 million
9. My Blood Valentine 3D, $4.3 million
10. Inkheart, $3.7 million (ANI)

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