`Underworld’ slays the box office with $25.3M (AP)

Cast member Kate Beckinsale arrives at the premiere of 'Underworld Awakening' in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012. 'Underworld Awakening' will be released in theaters Jan. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)AP – Kate Beckinsale returned to the “Underworld” as the vampire warrior Selene and helped propel the fourth film in the franchise, “Underworld Awakening,” to a first-place debut with $25.3 million. Last week’s No. 1 movie, the thriller “Contraband,” fell to third place with just over $12 million.

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