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Tuesday January 24, 2012 9:23 am

Box Office Breakdown: Underworld Takes Over Box Office

Kate Beckinsale in Underworld Awakening

Vampire films are still proving to be winning box office material, as Underworld Awakening raked in $25.3 million this past weekend, bumping Kate Beckinsale's other film, Contraband, from its number 1 spot.

Not too far behind was the Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Terrence Howard WWII film, Red Tails, which debuted at number 2 for $18.7 million. Last week's top film, Contraband, was bumped down to number 3 with $12 million while Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close jumped from 36th last week to the number 4 spot -- thanks to the addition of more than 2,000 screens. Lastly, the 3D version of Beauty and the Beast, which came in second last week, secured the number 5 spot with $8.8 million.

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1. Underworld Awakening, Screen Gems, $25,306,725 (avg. $8,222)
2. Red Tails, Fox, $18,782,154 (avg. $7,477)
3. Contraband, Universal, $12,039,605, (avg. $4,195)
4. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, Warner Bros., $10,045,332 (avg. $3,820)
5. Beauty and the Beast (3D), Disney, $8,779,676 (avg. $3,345)
6. Haywire, Relativity, $8,425,370 (avg. $3,454)
7. Joyful Noise, Warner Bros., $5,917,437 (avg. $2,164)
8. Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, Paramount, $5,554,254 (avg. $2,205)
9. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, Warner Bros., $4,515,497 (avg. $1,817)
10. The Iron Lady, The Weinstein Company, $3,684,279 (avg. $3,424)



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