The latest "Paranormal" iteration is leading this weekend's box office. "Paranormal Activity 4" brought in $15 million from the 3,412 theaters it played.

While it was a strong showing for the weekend, the last film in the franchise, "Paranormal Activity 3," had a record-breaking $54 million opening. THR reports that "Paranormal Activity 4" is on track for a $33.5 million weekend, on pace for a third place finish behind the third movie in the series and "Paranormal Activity 2," which dialed up a $40.7 million opening weekend in 2010.

Ben Affleck's highly acclaimed "Argo," had a strong second weekend, bringing it to number two at the box office. The film earned $5.1 million for a cumulative total of $36.7 million.

Other box office leaders include Liam Neeson's thriller "Taken 2," which grossed $4.3 million -- on pace to break $100 million this weekend. Prolific actor Tyler Perry's latest, "Alex Cross," made $4 million on Friday for a number four spot.

For more, head over to THR.

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  • 'The Stuff' (1985)

    It's not quite ice cream, it's not quite yogurt -- but it comes from beneath the earth's core, controls your mind and makes you explode in a vomitous fury. (<em>At least it's better than Miracle Whip.</em>)

  • 'Donkey Punch' (2008)

    Debaucherous partygoers smoke, drink and film anything they can look up on -- and to the surprise of everyone, it does not end well.

  • 'It's Alive' (1974)

    A mutant killer baby claws its way home to mommy and daddy; if you think that's scary, just wait 'til it turns 18 and you get a look at its college tuition rates! <em>Agh!</em>

  • 'Jack Frost' (1996)

    A serial killer gets reincarnated as a snowman and goes on a murderous spree. Man, they really need to control these frenzied crowds during the Christmas shopping season!

  • 'One-Eyed Monster' (2008)

    A porn crew, stranded in a snowstorm, is slaughtered by the disembodied privates of adult film star Ron Jeremy. (<em>sighs</em>) Yes, really.

  • 'Death Bed: The Bed That Eats' (1977)

    We don't ask for much in our trippy, low-budget '70s movies about beds that eat people, we just ask for them to be a little more coherent than this "film."

  • 'Night of the Lepus' (1972)

    Townsfolk are terrorized by giant, man-eating rabbits. There has to be subtler ways to sell us on buying more canned rabbit meat.

  • 'Black Sheep' (2006)

    This time, the townsfolk are terrorized by genetically engineered, man-eating sheep. So, basically, don't bother going outside ever again.

  • 'Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead' (2006)

    A fast food chain is attacked by zombiefied customers possessed with the vengeful spirits of slaughtered chickens (we knew all this and still weren't prepared for how stupid it was).

  • 'Frankenhooker' (1990)

    Nothing we can say about this movie can top Bill Murray's (real) endorsement: "If you see one movie this year, it should be 'Frankenhooker.'"

  • 'Uncle Sam' (1996)

    A Desert Storm soldier, killed by friendly fire, returns from the grave to dispense cruel justice on anyone who is "unpatriotic"; Dick Cheney called it "the feel good movie of the year."* <br /> * <em>Joke supplied by guest writer Billy Crystal. </em>

  • 'Killer Condom' (1996)

    (<em>shakes head</em>) No, just no.

  • 'Evil Bong' (2006)

    ... Honestly, this is getting kind of exhausting.

  • 'The Gingerdead Man' (2005)

    They made two sequels to this -- "Passion of the Crust" and "Saturday Night Cleaver" -- but Gary Busey didn't return for either. The quality of the scripts must have <em>really </em>dropped off.

  • 'Monsturd' (2003)

    ...<br /> We don't want to to live on this planet anymore.