Final Destination Reached Top Spot of the Box Office
Are you a big fan of horror movie? Be happy then, because this week’s box office movie is a movie that sells the fear.
The Final Destination successfully landing at the No. 1 spot with a $28.3 million debut. This latest installment of Final Destination series still tells a story about people stalked by death after a premonition saves them from their destined demise, directed by David R. Ellis.
With this achievement, The Warner Bros. movie took over the reign from Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds, which slipped to second place with $20 million. After 10 days in theaters, the World War II saga starring Brad Pitt has reached a total of $73.8 million.
Another horror movie, Halloween II, also debuted its first week, and sits at the no. 3 spot. The Rob Zombie’s sequel debuted with $17.4 million. Although it’s a little unusual for two horror movies to open over the same weekend, but both managed solid receipts.
Here are the top 10 movies with estimated ticket sales for Friday through Sunday at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to Hollywood.com. Final figures will be released Monday.
- The Final Destination, $28.3 million
- Inglourious Basterds, $20 million
- Halloween II, $17.4 million
- District 9, $10.7 million
- G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, $8 million
- Julie & Julia, $7.4 million
- The Time Traveler’s Wife, $6.7 million
- Shorts, $4.9 million
- Taking Woodstock, $3.7 million
- G-Force, $2.8 million
Congrats to Final Destination!