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The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.

Paramount Pictures’ Paranormal Activity 3 set a new October opening record with an estimated $ 54 million from 3,321 domestic theaters, an average of $… Continue reading Paranormal Activity 3 Sets New October Record with $54 Million

Horror threequel/prequel ‘Paranormal Activity 3’ scared up a frightful amount of money this weekend, setting a record for the biggest horror movie opening ever. With an estimated $ 54.0 million opening, it handily defeated this weekend’s other two new wide releases, ‘The Three Musketeers’ and ‘Johnny English Reborn.’

Even before it opened, ‘Paranormal 3’ had scared off most of the usual October horror competition. It was expected to open big, in… Continue reading 'Paranormal Activity 3' Sets Horror Movie Record: Box Office Report October 21-23

Like a haunted house built over a Native American burial ground during a full moon on Friday the 13th, your cable lineup is nothing but trouble this week. But just because the onset of Halloween brings out the scariest movies on TV doesn’t mean everything’s all blood and guts and inappropriate sexual situations! This week there are a ton of macabre yet fun offerings you can show to your younger… Continue reading The Scariest Movies on Cable This Week: Family Edition! (October 18-23)

‘Real Steel’ may be your typical underdog tale (aside from the giant robots), but it didn’t behave like an underdog at the box office. Hugh Jackman’s brawling-‘bots saga came out swinging and easily knocked all rivals out of contention, surprising no one with its estimated $ 27.3 million victory. George Clooney’s Oscar-baiting drama ‘The Ides of March’ also did about as well as expected, debuting in second place with an… Continue reading 'Real Steel' Proves Its Mettle: Box Office Report October 7-9

You’d think that filling the October film release schedule with horror movies would be a no-brainer — this is the time of year when moviegoers are eager to be terrified — yet only three chillers are booked between now and Halloween. Which raises the question: Where have all the horror movies gone?
Fans in the mood for fright have just three options this month. (Four, if you count ‘Dream House,’ which… Continue reading It's October, So Where Are All the Horror Movies?