Texas Chainsaw 3D Debuts at No. 1 with $23 Million
Texas Chainsaw 3D cut its box office competition down to size over the weekend.
The sequel to the 1974 horror classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre opened in first place, earning an estimated 23 million dollars.
Quentin Tarantino's latest film, Django Unchained, finished the weekend in the second spot, raising 20.1 million dollars. Django Unchained and another Christmas Day release, Les Miserables, which landed in fourth place this weekend, have both made over 100 million dollars to date.
The Hobbit, which had been the number-one movie the previous three weekends, fell to third place, with 17.5 million in ticket sales.
The Matt Damon drama Promised Land debuted in 10th place, collecting just 4.3 million dollars.
Here are the top 10 movies from Friday, January 4th, through Sunday, January 6th, with estimated ticket sales, according to Hollywood.com:
1. Texas Chainsaw 3D, $23 million.
2. Django Unchained, $20.1 million.
3. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, $17.5 million.
4. Les Miserables, $16.1 million.
5. Parental Guidance, $10.1 million.
6. Jack Reacher, $9.3 million.
7. This Is 40, $8.6 million.
8. Lincoln, $5.3 million.
9. The Guilt Trip, $4.5 million.
10. Promised Land, $4.3 million.
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