At The Movies: ‘Unknown’ Tops Box Office


Actor Liam Neeson proves he’s still a box office draw, especially as an action star these days. His latest thriller, “Unknown,” beat out “I Am Number Four” and “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son” to take the weekend box office.

The film, which also stars Diane Kruger and January Jones, debuted #1 with $21.8 million, while the rest of the top 5 followed closely behind.

This weekend’s top 10 is as follows:

1 – “Unknown,” $21.8 million.
2 – “I Am Number Four,” $19.5 million.
3 – “Gnomeo & Juliet,” $19.4 million.
4 – “Just Go With It,” $18.2 million.
5 – “Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son,” $17 million.
6 – “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never,” $13.6 million.
7 – “The King’s Speech,” $6.6 million.
8 – “The Roommate,” $4.1 million.
9 – “The Eagle,” $3.6 million.

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