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Box Office Breakdown: ‘Texas Chainsaw’ Cuts into Competition
Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: 20th Century Fox, Buena Vista, FOCUS, Lionsgate, Paramount, Universal, Warner Bros, Weinstein Company, Action, Adaptation, Adventure, Biopics, Drama, Family, Horror, Musicals, Period, Romance, Satire, Sequels, Comedy, Thrillers, Box Office, New Releases
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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