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Weekend Box Office: Hansel & Gretel Have Fairy Tale Opening

Despite it’s laughable premise, terrible reviews and American-accented Hansel and Gretel, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters took in $19 million in it’s opening weekend and easily claimed the #1 spot on the Top 10 list. The weekend’s other two new releases – Movie 43 and Parker – both bombed with Parker earning $7 million and Movie 43 taking in an abysmal $5 million…Yikes!

Here is The Top 10 for the weekend of January 25 – 27, 2013:

1. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters ($19,000,000)
2. Mama ($12,860,000)
3. Silver Linings Playbook ($10,000,000)
4. Zero Dark Thirty ($9,800,000)
5. Parker ($7,000,000)
6. Django Unchained ($5,005,000)
7. Movie 43 ($5,000,000)
8. Gangster Squad ($4,200,000)
9. Broken City ($4,000,000)
10. Les Miserables ($3,912,000)

New Movies in bold.

Figures from Box Office Mojo

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