'Possession' holds No. 1 at weak box office

HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES

It marked the first time since 2008 that no film managed to crack the $10 million mark.

"The Possession" occupied the top spot for the second with in a row, earning $9.5 million. The fright flick stars Kyra Sedgwick and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who play parents to a girl who is possessed by a demon.

The bootlegging tale "Lawless" starring Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy and Jessica Chastain kept a lock on the No. 2 position with $6 million.

"The Words," featuring Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana, opened in third place with $5 million.

1. "The Possession," $9.5 million ($3.5 million international).
2. "Lawless," $6 million ($1.4 million international).
3. "The Words," $5 million.
4. "The Expendables 2," $4.7 million ($14 million international).
5. "The Bourne Legacy," $4 million ($13 million international).

6. "ParaNorman," $3.8 million ($2.4 million international).
7. "The Odd Life of Timothy Green," $3.6 million.
8. "The Campaign," $3.5 million.
9. "The Dark Knight Rises," $3.3 million ($13 million international).
10. "2016: Obama's America," $3.3 million.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Copyright © 2019 KABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.