The cast of “Argo.” (Claire Folger)

“Cloud Atlas,” the new release starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry, came in second this week, with $9.6 million. “Hotel Transylvania” ended up at No. 3, with $9.4 million.

Here are the top ten movies at the box office:

1. “Argo,” $12.4 million

2. “Cloud Atlas,” $9.6 million

3. “Hotel Transylvania,” $9.4 million

4. “Paranormal Activity,” $8.7 million

5. “Silent Hill: Revelation 3D,” $8 million

6. “Taken 2,” 7.7 million

7. “Here Comes the Boom,” $5.2 million

8. “Alex Cross,” $5.1 million

9. “Sinister,” $5 million

10. “Fun Size,” $4.1 million