the possession lionsgate Box office: 'The Possession' and 'Lawless' repeat at the top“The Possesssion” and “Lawless,” which landed in first and second place at the box office during their first weekend of release, have managed to land on top again during the weekend of Sept. 7-9, 2012. The only new release to place in the Top 10, Bradley Cooper‘s “The Words,” came in third.

A cool $9.5 million went to “The Possession,” while “Lawless” pulled in $6.0 million. “The Words” drew $5.0 million. Rounding out the Top 5 were “The Expendables 2” with $4.75 million and “The Bourne Legacy” with $4.0 million.

PHOTOS: The movies of Summer 2012

Here’s how the rest of the Top 10 shook out:
6. “Paranorman,” $3.8 million
7. “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” $3.7 million
8. “The Campaign,” $3.5 million
9. “The Dark Knight Rises,” $3.3 million
10. “2016 Obama’s America,” $3.3 million

What did you see this weekend?

Posted by:Jean Bentley