'Evil' resides at No. 1 for weekend

Sept. 12, 2010 at 1:33 PM

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- "Resident Evil: Afterlife," with Milla Jovovich and Ali Larter, took the No. 1 spot during the weekend with $27.7 million in U.S. box office receipts.

"Takers," with Hayden Christensen and Matt Dillon, was a distant No. 2 with $6.1 million.

"The American" was No. 3 with more than $5.89 million.

All gross studio box office receipts are via Box Office Mojo.

"Machete" was fourth with $4.2 million; "Going the Distance" fifth with more than $3.83 million; "The Other Guys" sixth with $3.6 million; "The Last Exorcism" seventh with $3.45 million; "The Expendables" eighth with $3.25 million and "Inception" was ninth with more than $3.01 million.

"Eat Pray Love" starring Julia Roberts rounded out the top 10 with $2.9 million.

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