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Paranormal Activity 2 Debuts at Top of Box Office

Paranormal Activity 2 had no trouble scaring up an audience this weekend. The follow-up to last year's hit horror flick took the top spot at the box office with $41.5 million, according to Box Office Mojo. Paranormal knocked last week's No. 1, Jackass 3-D, down a slot with $21.6 million. Jackass 3-D knocks The Social Network from top spot at weekend box office The action flick Red, starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren, came in...

Natalie Abrams
Natalie Abrams

Paranormal Activity 2had no trouble scaring up an audience this weekend.

The follow-up to last year's hit horror flick took the top spot at the box office with $41.5 million, according to Box Office Mojo. Paranormal knocked last week's No. 1, Jackass 3-D, down a slot with $21.6 million.

Jackass 3-D knocks The Social Network from top spot at weekend box office

The action flick Red, starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren, came in third in its second week, pulling in $15 million.

Clint Eastwood's Hereafter($12 million), starring Matt Damon, and The Social Network($7.3 million) were fourth and fifth, respectively.

Rounding out the top 10: Secretariat(No. 6, $6.9 million); Life As We Know It(No. 7, $6.15 million);  Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole(No. 8, $3.18 million); The Town (No. 9, $2.72 million) and Easy A(No. 10, $1.75 million).