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Texas Chainsaw Cuts Its Way To The Top Of The Box Office

Texas Chainsaw MassacreLionsgate’s Texas Chainsaw 3D exceeded expectations in its debut, grossing $23 million to win the crowded domestic box-office race. The seventh installment in the slasher franchise scored one of the better openings for the first full weekend in January, a favorite landing place for horror. On the same weekend last year, The Devil Insidedebuted to $33.7 million.

The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, January 6 are as follows:

RANK TITLE DISTRIBUTOR NAME WEEKEND REVENUE CUME REVENUE
REVENUE # OF LOCATIONS* LOC AVG
1 Texas Chainsaw 3D Lionsgate $23,000,000 2,654 8,666 $23,000,000
2 Django Unchained The Weinstein Company $20,082,000 3,010 6,671 $106,351,377
3 Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Warner Bros. $17,525,000 3,755 4,667 $263,820,000
4 Les Miserables Universal $16,117,200 2,904 5,550 $103,604,680
5 Parental Guidance 20th Century Fox $10,125,000 3,368 3,006 $52,760,079
6 Jack Reacher Paramount $9,300,000 3,288 2,828 $64,804,341
7 This Is 40 Universal $8,558,520 2,931 2,920 $54,460,365
8 Lincoln Disney $5,258,000 1,901 2,765 $143,933,000
9 Guilt Trip, The Paramount $4,530,000 2,312 1,959 $31,206,934
10 Promised Land Focus Features $4,311,563 1,676 2,572 $4,660,965
11 Monsters, Inc. Disney $3,923,000 2,103 1,865 $27,916,000
12 Silver Linings Playbook The Weinstein Company $3,611,000 745 4,846 $34,671,059

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