'Evil Dead' Kills at Box Office

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Evil Dead got off to a lively start at the box office over the weekend, debuting as the No. 1 movie in America.

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The horror remake dug up $26 million after costing only $17 million to produce, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Croods and G.I. Joe: Retaliation tied for second, both pulling in $21.1 million. Right behind them was Jurassic Park 3D. The rerelease debuted to the tune of $18.2 million for fourth place.

Fifth place went to Olympus Has Fallen, which procured $10 million.