Monday October 24, 2011 4:24 pm
Paranormal Activity 3 Scares Off Competition
Posted by Robin Paulson Categories: Buena Vista, Paramount, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros, Action, Drama, Family, Horror, Music, Period, Remakes, Science Fiction, Sequels, Comedy, Thrillers, Box Office, Distribution, New Releases
Even though its predecessor received mixed reviews, Paranormal Activity 3 still managed to come out on top this past weekend, bumping last week's robot-packed action film Real Steel down to the #2 spot.
The sequel prequel horror film took in $54 million for its first week, which established the new record for largest Fall opening (September and October). Real Steel came in second at $11.3 million while the Footloose remake raked in $10.8 million, down one spot from its debut. Summit's The Three Musketeers pulled in $8.8 in its first week as George Clooney's film The Ides of March rounded out the top five at $4.9 million.
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