The Shrek spin-off grossed an estimated $34 million in its opening weekend. Last weekend's No. 1 film, Paranormal Activity 3, scared up another $18.5 million the weekend before Halloween to rank second.
The sci-fi film In Time opened to $12 million to take third place. Footloose was grounded at No. 4 with $5.4 million. The Rum Diary, starring Johnny Depp, was the lowest premiere of the weekend — drawing $5 million to take fifth place.