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Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Weekend box office: ‘The Devil Inside,’ ‘Mission Impossible’

Suzan Crowley as Maria, left, and Fernanda Andrade as Isabella Rossi in a scene from "The Devil Inside." (AP/Paramount Pictures)
Box office numbers as of late have not exactly been desirable for Hollywood. But this weekend, a low-budget horror flick brought home the bacon: “The Devil Inside” grossed $34.5 million in its first weekend out in theaters.

Other movies in the top five for the weekend include “Mission Impossible — Ghost Protocol,” which has sustained revenue over the past several weeks, and the recent “Sherlock Holmes” installment with Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr.

Here are the weekend’s top grossing movies:

1. “The Devil Inside” $34.5 million

2. “Mission Impossible — Ghost Protocol” $20.5 million

3. “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows” $14.1 million

4. “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” $11.4 million

5. “Alvin and the Chipmunks” $9.5 million

6. “War Horse” $8.6 million

7. “We Bought a Zoo” $8.4 million

8. “The Adventures of Tintin” $6.6 million

9. “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” $5.8 million

10. “New Year’s Eve” $3.3 million

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