Variety reports the top movies, in terms of box office take, for the week of 9-15 November 2012. The newest James Bond adventure, Skyfall (which was open for a day last week and wound up at #15 on the charts) climbed to the top of everything in its first full week, spying up $117.6 million to land at the top of the charts. Wreck-It Ralph slipped from #1 to #2, bringing down $42.5 million, for a two-week total of $103.2 million. Argo slipped from #3 to #4, rescuing $9.0 million, for a five-week total of $88.0 million. Cloud Atlas held steady at #6, connecting with $3.8 million, for a three-week total of $24.0 million. Hotel Transylvania fell from #7 to #10, chewing up $3.2 million, for a seven-week total of $141.8 million.
Paranormal Activity 4 fell from #8 to #11, making $2.5 million, for a four-week total of $53.1 million. Sinister held steady at #12, scaring up $1.9 million, for a five-week total of $47.0 million. Silent Hill: Revelation 3D fell from #10 to #13, reaping $1.8 million, for a three-week total of $16.9 million. Historical bio-drama Lincoln, in pre-opening less than a week, managed to enter the charts at #15. Looper held steady at #18, returning $800 thousand, for a seven-week total of $64.9 million. Brave held steady at #22, making $400 thousand, for a twenty-one-week total of $236.4 million. Frankenweenie fell from #20 to #23, reanimating $400 thousand, for a six-week total of $33.9 million. The Odd Life of Timothy Green, which fell out of the top 25 four weeks ago, this week returned to #25, growing $300 thousand, for a thirteen-week total of $51.1 million.
Falling out of the top 25 this week were:
The Dark Knight Rises (last week’s #23) in its seventeenth week in release (box office total: $447.8 million)
ParaNorman (last week’s #24) in its thirteenth week in release (box office total: $55.5 million)