It’s been nearly 20 years since the original “Evil Dead” was launched, however a remake of Sam Raimi’s cult classic is again sitting atop the box office. This version of “Evil Dead”, written by Diablo Cody and produced by Bruce Campbell, had a total of $26 million in ticket sales to push its rise to the top.
Following steadily behind is “The Croods” and then closing in at third is “G.I Joe: Retaliation”. “Olympus Has Fallen” was in fifth, while Tyler Perry’s “Temptation” finished at sixth. Temptation has earned $38.4 million in the two weeks since its release.
Look out for Snoop Dogg and Katt Williams’ “Scary Movie 5” and Jackie Robinson biopic “42” starring Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford as they battle for top spot.
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