Evil Dead Possesses Weekend Box Office

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It seems that many people ignored our money-saving advice about staying home and watching the original Evil Dead on Hulu, since the remake of the classic horror film opened with $26 million, putting it at the top of the weekend box office. G.I. Joe: Retaliation and The Croods to tied for second place with $21.1 million, while the 3D version of enduring blockbuster Jurassic Park opened with $18.2 million. Fifth place was also a tie: Olympus Has Fallen and Tyler Perry’s Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor earned $10 million each.