10.24.2010 | By Mack Chico |
A week away from Halloween, film goers chose to see a horror movie this weekend, in which “Paranormal Activity 2” topped the box office and moved up on last week’s, “Jackass 3D.”
The sequel to the successful 2009 horror film in which a family is haunted by strange presences, generated $41.5 million.
Meanwhile, “Jackass 3D”, the new film about the adventures of Johnny Konxville and his crazy team of stuntmen, had to settle this week for second place, to raise revenues by $ 21.6 million, published DPA.
“Red” by Robert Schwentke, was third. The action comedy about a retired FBI agent starring Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and Helen Mirren generated $15 million. Since its debut last week, the film earned more than $43 million in total.
1. Paranormal Activity 2 — $41.5 mil
2. Jackass 3D — $21.6 mil
3. Red — $15 mil
4. Hereafter — $12 mil
5. The Social Network — $7.3 mil