Audiences were itching for something new at theaters this weekend, and fresh release The Rite reaped the benefits. Anthony Hopkins's horror flick took first place at the box office, taking in $15.5 million. It took down last week's champ, No Strings Attached, which settled for second with $13.6 million. Jason Statham's The Mechanic debuted in third with $11.5 million, followed by The Green Hornet, which slipped to fourth and garnered $11.5 million. The King's Speech rounded out the top five with $11.1 million.