As expected, the terrible word of mouth sunk last week's No. 1 film, The Devil Inside, dropping over 76% from last weekend. Yet it still did well enough to make this weekend's top ten list, which was topped by Contraband, the Marky Mark Wahlberg thriller.

Joyful Noise landed a not-so-great fourth place, and Pariah's total to date is $371,000, still playing in its limited platform release in only 24 theaters nationwdie.

This week's list:

1) Contraband Uni. $24,100,000
2) Beauty and the Beast (3D) BV $18,490,000
3) Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Par. $11,500,000 Total:$186,747,000
4) Joyful Noise WB $11,345,000
5) Sherlock Holes: A Game of Shadows WB $8,410,000 Total:$170,010,000
6) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Sony $8,300,000  Total:$87,981,000
7) The Devil Inside Par. $7,900,000 Total:$46,247,000
8) Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox $5,800,000 Total:$118,781,000
9) War Horse BV $5,607,000  Total:$65,779,000
10) The Iron Lady Wein. $5,386,000  Total:$5,974,000
11) We Bought a Zoo Fox $5,200,000 Total:$63,689,000
12) The Adventures of Tintin Par. $4,000,000 Total:$67,705,000
13) Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $3,161,000 Total:$15,103,000