, a political thriller starring Matthew Fox, Dennis Quaid and seemingly an entire third of Hollywood, was No. 1 with a bullet at the weekend box office, opening with a $24 million haul. The previous chart-topper,
, dropped to second with $12.7 mil.
Rounding out the top five were
The Spiderwick Chronicles
Step Up 2 the Streets
($9.8 mil) and
Be Kind Rewind
, the only other new release to crack the top 10, tied
for No. 7, with $4.1 million.
Ken Fox digs up a Be Kind Rewind scandal