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'Saw 3D' slices box office rivals w/$24.2M

Actor, musician Chester Bennington appears in a scene of the horror movie, 'Saw 3D.' (Photo courtesy of A Bigger Boat / Serendipity Productions / Twisted Pictures)

October 31, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
"Saw 3D" brought psychokiller Jigsaw back to life, debuting as Halloween weekend's No. 1 film with $24.2 million.The final installment in the horror franchise made $10 million more than the debut of last year's "Saw VI."

"Paranormal Activity 2" slipped into the No. 2 spot this week, after opening with $40.7 million.

The action comedy "Red" held up well and finished at No. 3 with $10.8 million, lifting its total to $58.9 million.

Another 3D hit that continued to do well was "Jackass 3D." The stunt and prank comedy crossed the $100 million mark, landing in the No. 4 spot with $8.4 million. The film has now made $101.6 million total.

The legal drama "Conviction" starring Hilary Swank broke into the top 10 list after showing in a handful of theaters for two weeks. The real-life drama ranked No. 10 with $1.8 million.

1. "Saw 3D," $24.2 million.

2. "Paranormal Activity 2," $16.5 million.

3. "Red," $10.8 million.

4. "Jackass 3D," $8.4 million.

5. "Hereafter," $6.3 million.

6. "Secretariat," $5.1 million.

7. "The Social Network," $4.7 million.

8. "Life as We Know It," $4 million.

9. "The Town," $2 million.

10. "Conviction," $1.8 million.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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