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'Possession' grips box office for 2nd week

Sept. 9, 2012 at 1:10 PM

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- "The Possession" haunted the top of the U.S. box office for the second weekend in a row with $9.5 million in gross receipts.

The film stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Kyra Sedgwick.

"Lawless," starring Shia LaBeouf among others, was second with $6.002 million.

All studio estimates of gross U.S. box office receipts are via Box Office Mojo.

"The Words" was third with $5 million; "The Expendables" fourth with $4.75 million; "The Bourne Legacy" fifth with $4 million; "ParaNorman" sixth with $3.83 million; "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" seventh with $3.65 million; "The Campaign" eighth with $3.53 million; "The Dark Knight Rises" ninth with $3.285 million.

Rounding out the top 10 was "2016 Obama's America" with $3.281 million.

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