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Freddy Krueger Murders Competition at Box Office

Twenty-six years after the original, Sam Bayer's remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street murdered the box office this weekend with a $32.2 million haul. How to Train Your Dragon fell to second place, with $10.8 million. Third place went to Date Night's $7.6 million, followed by The Back-Up Plan's $7.2 million. Brenden Fraser goof-fest Furry Vengeance debuted at No. 5 with $6.5 million. [Box Office Mojo]

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