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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Texas Chainsaw’ Cuts into Competition

Texas Chainsaw 3D

Despite Oscar-worthy films like Les Miserables, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and Django Unchained still playing in theaters, the $23 million in ticket sales for Texas Chainsaw proves that movie-goers are sometimes just looking for mindless gore fests.

Following the 3D sequel to the classic 1974 horror film, Django Unchained maintained its number two spot with $20 million. Last week's number one film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, fell two spots to $17.5 million while Les Miserables fell one spot from last week to number four with $16.1 million. Billy Crystal's family comedy Parental Guidance also fell one spot to number five with $10.1 million.

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1. Texas Chainsaw 3D, Lionsgate, $23,000,000 (avg. $8,666)
2. Django Unchained, Weinstein Co., $20,082,000 (avg. $6,672)
3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Warner Bros., $17,525,000 (avg. $4,667)
4. Les Miserables (2012), Universal, $16,117,000 (avg. $5,550)
5. Parental Guidance, Fox, $10,125,000 (avg. $3,006)
6. Jack Reacher, Paramount, $9,300,000 (avg. $2,828)
7. This Is 40, Universal, $8,559,000 (avg. $2,920)
8. Lincoln, Buena Vista, $5,258,000 (avg. $2,766)
9. The Guilt Trip, Paramount, $4,530,000 (avg. $1,959)
10. Promised Land (2012), Focus, $4,312,000 (avg. $2,573)

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