‘Contraband’ takes weekend box office with $28.8M (AP)

AP – The Mark Wahlberg smuggling drama “Contraband” stole the top spot at box office away from the 3-D rerelease of “Beauty and the Beast” and the musical comedy “Joyful Noise” with a $28.8 million debut haul, while “Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” earned $14.2 million in its fifth weekend to take third place.