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Thriller "Mama" wins the weekend box office, WSJ reports

The supernatural thriller "Mama" won the weekend's box office, as film star Jessica Chastain moved to the top of Hollywood's top two highest-grossing films, reports the Wall Street Journal. Comcast's (CMCSA) "Mama" from Universal Pictures earned $33M in its first weekend in theaters, including the Monday holiday, drawing a heavily female audience. Ms. Chastain is nominated for an Oscar for her role in "Zero Dark Thirty" which took the number two spot, grossing $18.7M over the long weekend. It's distributed by Sony's Sony Pictures (SNE).