‘Chronicle’s’ Superpowers Barely Beat ‘The Woman in Black’ at Weekend Box Office



New thriller Chronicle came into a close call with The Woman in Black but still debuted at #1 at the weekend box office. Both films exceeded studio expectations with Chronicle expected to debut with $15 million and The Woman in Black expected to gross $14 million.

Drew Barrymore’s Big Miracle managed to debut with $8.5 million, as the studio anticipated, and the film sits in the #4 spot behind last week’s #1 The Grey . Take a look at the Top 10 below:

#1 Chronicle 22,000,000
#2 The Woman in Black $21,000,000
#3 The Grey $9,500,000
#4 Big Miracle $8,500,000
#5 Underworld Awakening $5,600,000
#6 One For the Money $5,250,000
#7 Red Tails $5,000,000
#8 The Descendants $4,600,000
#9 Man on a Ledge $4,500,000
#10 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close $3,925,000