'Paranormal Activity' Scares Up Box Office To #1
Paranormal Activity reached #1 at the box office this weekend, raking in $22 million.
Thanks to online fan buzz, the low-budget fright film beat out new flicks Saw VI ($14.8 million), Astro Boy ($7 million) and Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant ($6.3 million). Where the Wild Things Are dropped to the No. 3 spot with $14.4 million.
With a reported $15,000 budget, it’s become quite the horror sensation. The Blair Witch Project didn’t even make it to the top!