LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Lone Survivor" dominated the weekend box office.
The Navy SEAL drama starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch and Ben Foster earned $37.8 million in its first weekend of wide release.
The Universal film directed by "Friday Night Lights" and "Battleship" filmmaker Peter Berg is based on Marcus Luttrell's memoir about a dangerous mission his Navy SEAL team embarked on in Afghanistan in 2005. "Lone Survivor" previously opened in limited release to qualify for awards consideration.
Disney's animated tale "Frozen" made $14.7 million in second place in its eighth weekend, bringing its domestic total to $317.3 million.
Lionsgate's mythological action flick "The Legend of Hercules" starring Kellan Lutz opened in third place with $8.9 million.