“Texas Chainsaw 3D” is No. 1 in the box office
2013 is the second year in a row that a horror movie has kicked off the year in first place. Texas Chainsaw 3D, the reboot of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, grossed $23 million in the box office this past weekend.
The Devil Inside opened with $33.7 million last January.
Texas Chainsaw 3D started off sluggishly than the 2003 remake of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, which debuted with $28.1 million and made $80.6 million total. It performed stronger than the 2006 prequel, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, which debuted with $18.5 million, and grossed $39.5 million overall.
Texas Chainsaw 3D was budgeted at $20 million, financed by Millenium Entertainment. It was distributed by Lionsgate paid another $20 million for marketing.
The audience was 52 per cent female, with 64 per cent being under 25, giving the film a “C+” CinemaScore grade. Texas Chainsaw 3D is expected to gross $50-55 million domestically.
Posted on January 6, 2013, in Insider, Movies and tagged cinemascore, lionsgate, millenium entertainment, texas chainsaw 3d, texas chainsaw massacre, texas chainsaw massacre the beginning. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.