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Box Office Breakdown: Ralph Wrecks the Competition

Wreck-It Ralph

Disney's week just keeps getting better.

Wreck-It Ralph made quite an impact on the box office this weekend, taking in $49.1 million. Flight, starring Denzel Washington, debuted at second place with $25 million while Argo experienced a short-lived time at the top, having dropped down two spots to number three with $10.2 million. Fourth place went to newcomer The Man with the Iron Fists, which took in $8.2 million while Taken 2 dropped one spot to number five with $6 million.

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Box Office Breakdown: Argo Climbs to the Top of a Quiet Weekend

Argo

After already having been in theaters for three weeks, Ben Affleck's Argo finally made it to number one during a weak box office weekend with $12.3 million.

Hotel Transylvania was also boosted this weekend after having fallen from its number one debut. The animated family film jumped from number four to second place with $9.5 million. The much buzzed about Cloud Atlas debuted at number three with $9.4 million while Paranormal Activity 4 fell three spots to number four with $8.6 million. Finally, Taken 2 dropped two spots to number five with $8 million.

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Box Office Breakdown: Paranormal Activity 4 Claims the Top Spot

Paranormal Activity 4

Horror films, to no one's suprise, continue to take in the most at the box office as we approach Halloween - the latest Paranormal Activity film is no exception.

Paranormal Activity 4 debuted at the top with a modest $30.2 million, which is still quite a profit for its $5 million budget, but nowhere near as impressive as its predecessors. Ben Affleck's sophomore film Argo held steady at number two this weekend with $16.6 million while Hotel Transylvania was bumped up a spot to number three with $13.5 million. Taken 2 took the biggest blow, dropping three spots to number four with $13.4 million. Alex Cross debuted at number five with $11.7 million.

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Quote of the Day: Paranormal Activity 4 Director on Audience Reaction

'Paranormal Activity 4' directors Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost

"I do hope people poop their pants, though. That's true. I don't often wish that upon people, because that would be embarrassing, but it's a safe place. A Paranormal screening is a safe place to let bodily fluids fly. You will not be judged."

- One-half of the directing team of Paranormal Activity 4, Ariel Schulman, discusses his expected audience reaction to the film.

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