Saw 3D slices competition at U.S. box office
Horror movies dominated the U.S. box office over Halloween weekend (29-31Oct10) with Saw 3D beating out Paranormal Activity 2 as the nation's top film.
The seventh installment in the series about psychokiller Jigsaw debuted at number one with £16.1million - bumping Paranormal Activity 2, with a gross of £11 million, to the second spot.
The low budget horror hit broke box office records last weekend (ends24Oct10) by scoring the biggest three-day opening for a horror film, and now boasts a 10-day total of nearly £43.8 million.
The success of the documentary-style film kept Bruce Willis' action release RED at three with £7.2 million, while outrageous stunt film Jackass 3-D slipped from two to four with £5.6 million in earnings.
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