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Insidious: Chapter 2 Wins Box Office With Second-Best Horror Opening of 2013

By Daniel Gates

BOX OFFICE

(FilmDistrict)

Insidious: Chapter 2 easily scared up enough cash to win the weekend box office — and set some records in the process.

The sequel earned $41 million, making it the second-biggest horror opening of 2013 and September’s second-highest movie opening ever.

In second place was The Family, the dark mob comedy starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer, which raked in $14.5 million.

Riddick landed in third with $7 million.

Lee Daniels’ The Butler took in $5.6 million for fourth place, while We’re The Millers was just behind with $5.4 million.

Rounding out the Top 10 were: Instructions Not Included ($4.1 million), Planes is looking at $2.9 million, One Direction: This Is Us ($2.4 million), Elysium ($2.2 million) and Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters ($1.8 million).

What did you see this weekend?

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