'Hansel & Gretel' top box office with $19.6M

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 28, 2013 at 5:12 pm •  Published: January 28, 2013
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"Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" fetched $19.6 million in its opening weekend.

Other films opening over the weekend failed to burn up the box office. The Filmdistrict thriller "Parker" earned $7 million, while Relativity Media's ensemble comedy "Movie 43" took $4.8 million.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters," Paramount, $19,690,956, 3,372 locations, $5,840 average, $19,690,956, one week.

2. "Mama," Universal, $13,088,145, 2,682 locations, $4,880 average, $48,875,585, two weeks.

3. "Zero Dark Thirty," Sony, $9,700,132, 2,929 locations, $3,312 average, $69,803,979, six weeks.

4. "Silver Linings Playbook," Weinstein Co., $9,444,039, 2,641 locations, $3,576 average, $68,908,666, 11 weeks.

5. "Parker," Filmdistrict, $7,008,222, 2,224 locations, $3,151 average, $7,008,222, one week.

6. "Django Unchained," Weinstein Co., $4,946,932, 2,007 locations, $2,465 average, $146,236,758, five weeks.

7. "Movie 43," Relativity Media, $4,805,878, 2,023 locations, $2,376 average, $4,805,878, one week.

8. "Gangster Squad," Warner Bros., $4,278,235, 2,590 locations, $1,652 average, $39,725,102, three weeks.

9. "Les Miserables," Universal, $4,221,055, 2,210 locations, $1,910 average, $137,546,205, five weeks.

10. "Broken City," Fox, $4,019,558, 2,622 locations, $1,533 average, $15,289,547, two weeks.

11. "Lincoln," Disney, $3,863,689, 1,909 locations, $2,024 average, $167,051,523, 12 weeks.

12. "The Hobbit: an Unexpected Journey," Warner Bros., $3,385,361, 1,675 locations, $2,021 average, $293,323,831, 7 weeks.