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

USMagazine, Sunday, September 16, 2012, 11:54am (PDT)

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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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This article originally appeared on Resident Evil: Retribution Tops Weekend Box Office With $21.1 Million

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