Aliens plus war for the win. Battle: Los Angeles premiered in the Number One spot at the box office this weekend with $36 Million. Rango was Second with $23 Million. Red Riding Hood premiered in Third Place with $14.1 Million. The Adjustment Bureau was Fourth with $11.4 Million. Mars Needs Moms premiered in Fifth Place with $6.8 Million. Hall Pass, Beastly, Just Go With It, The King’s Speech, and Gnomeo and Juliet rounded out the top ten respectively.
Battle: Los Angeles (also known as Battle: LA and World Invasion: Battle Los Angeles, and formerly known as Battle for Los Angeles) is a 2011 action science fiction film directed by Jonathan Liebesman, and starring Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Michael Peña, Ne-Yo, and Bridget Moynahan. Released in March 2011, the film is set in modern day Los Angeles and follows a platoon of U.S. Marines during a global alien invasion. The events of the film are inspired by the Battle of Los Angeles, a supposed World War II air raid of the city which turned out to be a false alarm caused by several unidentified objects.