Paranormal Activity 3 Scares Up $54 Million, Wins Box Office

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Paranormal Activity fans could not wait to see the third film in the series as Paranormal Activity 3 banked $54 million for its first weekend of release.

Paranormal Activity 3 Movie Still

The $54 million it earned (don’t miss our Paranormal Activity 3 review) was good enough to break several records. It was the biggest premiere ever for a horror movie. Paranormal Activity 3 also scored the highest grossing weekend ever for an October release, beating out the previous winner, also from Paramount -- Jackass 3D.

Weekend box office:

1. Paranormal Activity 3, $54 million
2. Real Steel, $11.3 million
3. Footloose, $10.85 million
4. The Three Musketeers, $8.8 million
5. The Ides of March, $4.9 million
6. Dolphin Tale, $4.2 million
7. Moneyball, $4.05 million
8. Johnny English Reborn, $3.8 million
9. The Thing, $3.1 million
10. 50/50, $2.8 million

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