'Paranormal Activity 2' Wins Weekend Box Office

Horror flick pulls in $41.5 million.

The freak-out flick "Paranormal Activity 2" entered theaters at the top of this weekend's box office. The highly-anticipated follow-up to the low-budget 2007 horror smash stuck to the practical effects and improvisational style of its predecessor. The movie continues the series' tradition of pulling in major bucks as well, making $41.5 million since landing in theaters Friday.

The stunt-packed, prank juggernaut "Jackass 3D" slipped to second place after its massive debut last week. However, the "Jackass" fellas' latest bag of gross-out tricks hauled in a hefty $21.6 million over the weekend. The film's total estimated gross now sits at around $87 million.

The action flick "Red" finished out the weekend in third place. The movie, which stars Hollywood veterans Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren and Bruce Willis, made $15 million. The figure bumps the flick's total estimated tally to just over $43 million.

The Clint Eastwood-directed supernatural drama "Hereafter" hit the fourth-place slot. The film, which stars Oscar-winning leading man and screen vet Matt Damon as a psychic grappling with his ability to connect to the afterlife, raked in $12 million.

David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin's smash, dot-com drama "The Social Network," rounded out this weekend's box-office top five. The film, which boasts performances from Jesse Eisenberg and "SexyBack" crooner turned actor Justin Timberlake, rang up $7.3 million in ticket sales. The weekend numbers bump up the movie's total estimated gross is nearly $73 million since its debut at the beginning of the month.

Check out everything we've got on "Paranormal Activity 2," "Jackass 3D" and "Red."

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