The Kevin James comedy Paul Blart: Mall Cop was the nation’s top movie for the second weekend in a row, edging out FX-heavy prequel Underworld: Rise of the Lycans for the No. 1 spot.
Cop grossed $21.5 million in its second weekend of release, with Underworld right behind at $20.7 million, according to Box Office Mojo.com. Sony is distributing both films.
Inkheart, the only other major new release, came in seventh place with a gross of $7.7 million. The rest of the weekend’s top films were holdovers, with Gran Torino, Hotel for Dogs, Slumdog Millionaire and My Bloody Valentine 3-D taking the third through sixth spots, respectively.