Weekend Box Office: Taken 3 Scores 2nd-Best January Opening Ever

Taken 3 took first place at the box office this weekend by earning $40.4 million and scoring the second-highest January opening ever. Meanwhile, civil rights drama Selma landed in a distant second place earning $11.2 million during its debut weekend. And Disney’s Into the Woods took in $9.75 million for third place. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies grabbed fourth place by adding $9.44 million to its now $236.5 million total. And Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken closed out the Top Five by bringing in $8.4 million.

Weekend Box Office(In estimated millions)

Taken 3 – $40.4 million

Selma – $11.2

Into the Woods – $9.75

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – $9.43

Unbroken – $8.4

The Imitation Game – $7.6

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb – $6.7

Annie – $4.9

The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death – $4.8

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 – $3.8