UK Today News: Saw 3D Tops US Box Office – Paranormal Activity 2 Drops To Second Position
Horror movie Saw VI aka Saw 3D, has gained big time in the first week of its release. Reports state that the weekend saw the movieI topping the US box office. This is the last sequel of the Saw series which is about a psycho killer called Jigsaw.
Sources say that Saw 3D earned $24.3m in its debut week. The movie is released in 3D version, while the plain version, which was released last year, opened with $14m. Overall, the ‘Saw’ series had a good opening with all the movies earning $30 million on an average, in the very first week of their release.
The good response to ‘Saw 3D’, made ‘Paranormal Activity 2’ step down to the second position with $16.5m. The first part of the movie earned $100M alone in North America.
The US box office charts showed ‘Red’ at the third place. It is an action movie that stars Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren and John Malkovich. It earned $10.8 million.