'Contraband' Tops Weekend Box Office
The action film, which stars Mark Wahlberg as a reformed smuggler, came in ahead of expectations, the Associated Press reported.
The 3D rerelease of Walt Disney's(DIS) Beauty and the Beast was No. 2, with $18.5 million in its first weekend.
Paramount's Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol was No. 3 with $11.5 million in its fifth weekend. So far, the fourth installment in the Tom Cruise action series has brought in a total of $186.7 million.
Warner Bros.' Joyful Noise, a musical comedy starring Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah, came in fourth, with $11.3 million on its debut weekend.