EVIL DEAD Delivers $10.1 Million Debut at Box Office

Posted April 8, 2013 by Rick in Movie News

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The April box office is off to a good start with the launch of Evil Dead.  This horror remake earned approximately $10.1 million on friday including $1.8 million from its Thursdays 10 pm and midnight screenings.  Evil Dead will fall behind recent genre remakes like Friday the 13th ($40.9 million); but the reboot of the 1983 classic is already running ahead of projections.  Jurassic Park 3D took in $7 million from 2,771 locations.  It made Friday’s second spot, the re-release is expected to fall behind G.I. Joe: Retaliation and The Croods on the weekend chart.

 Title Friday Total
1.  Evil Dead $10,100,000 $10.1
2.  Jurassic Park 3D $7,000,000 $7
3.  G.I. Joe: Retaliation $6,400,000 $69.9
4.  The Croods $5,800,000 $110.5
5.  Tyler Perry’s Temptation $3,400,000 $31.7