Jessica Chastain rules the Box Office: 'Mama' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' top chart

jessica-chastain-mama.jpgOn the heels of her Golden Globe win last week, Jessica Chastain is having anther fantastic weekend -- and not just because her Broadway show, "The Heiress," is getting rave reviews. Chastain stars in the No. 1 and No. 2 movie in the country this weekend, beating out movies with actors like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mark Wahlberg.

If you're burned out on all the Oscar nominees, horror film "Mama" may be right up your alley -- the terrifying ghost story earned an estimated $28.1 million at the box office this weekend. In its second week of wide-release, "Zero Dark Thirty" -- nominated for Best Picture -- took in $17.6 million, for No. 2.

Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe's "Broken City" raked in a mediocre $9 million. And unfortunately for the governator, people weren't rushing to the theater to see "The Last Stand," either. The film earned only $6.3 million at the box office this weekend, making it one of Arnold Schwarzenegger's worst movie debuts in his long career.

Below find the Top 12, with weekend estimates followed by totals.

1    MAMA - $28,123,052 - $28,123,052
2    ZERO DARK THIRTY - $17,600,000 - $55,945,000
3    SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK - $11,351,000 - $55,310,270
4    GANGSTER SQUAD - $9,110,000 - $32,220,000
5    BROKEN CITY - $9,000,000 - $9,000,000
6    A HAUNTED HOUSE - $8,330,000 - $29,980,000
7    DJANGO UNCHAINED - $8,243,000 - $138,361,735
8    LES MISERABLES - $7,814,370 - $130,372,390
9    THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY - $6,450,000 - $287,395,000
10    THE LAST STAND - $6,300,000 - $6,300,000
11    LINCOLN - $5,395,000 - $160,531,000
12    PARENTAL GUIDANCE - $4,250,000 - $66,275,154
Photo/Video credit: Universal
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