'Texas Chainsaw' Tears Through Box Office
By RAPHAEL CHESTANG
January 06, 2013
Texas Chainsaw 3D ripped through theaters in its weekend debut, scoring $23 million and the top spot at the box office.
The Christmas Day champion, Les Miserables dropped to fourth place over the weekend, behind Django Unchained ($20.1 million) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ($17.5 million). The popular musical pulled in $16.1 million.
Quentin Tarantino's Spaghetti "Southern," starring Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio, is on pace to pass Inglourious Basterds as his top-grossing film in North America, as its current cumulative gross has just hit $106.4 million. Comparatively, Basterds took in a cumulative $120 million at the box office.