Horror Rules At The Weekend Box Office

Aug. 30 2009, Published 7:25 a.m. ET

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The Final Destination WAS the surprise winner at movie theatres this weekend.  With no major stars but lots of blood and gore, it took in an estimated $28,335,000 in ticket sales.  The horror flick easily beat out last weekend's winner, Inglorious Basterds.  The Brad Pitt World War II farce took in $20,041,000 in its second weekend.  Third place belongs to another horror story, Halloween 2, with an estimated $17,405,000.

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District 9 fell off dramatically.  Its fourth place tally was $10,700,000.  G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra was in fifth place with$8,000,000.

The remainder of the top 10 spots go to:  Julie & Julia, $7,400,000; The Time Traveler's Wife, $6,745,000; Shorts, $4,870,000; Taking Woodstock (in limited release) $3,748,000; and G-Force, $2,845,000.



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