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Weekend Box Office: 'Evil Dead' Remake Takes An Early Lead

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Sam Raimi's "Evil Dead" remake spooked up an early lead at the weekend box office. The horror flick opened Friday to $11.9 million across 3,025 theaters. "Evil Dead," which stars Jane Levy and Shiloh Fernandez, among others, has received a CinemaScore of C+ from moviegoers. THR puts "Evil Dead" on pace for a $27 million weekend.

Also opening this week was "Jurassic Park 3D." The modern showing of the 1993 film made $7 million on Friday across 2,771 theaters. This puts "Jurassic Park" on pace for a $18.5 million weekend, THR reports. Over the course of its original box office run, "Jurassic Park" reached a total domestic gross of $364.1 million.

Taking the number three spot on Friday was "G.I. Joe: Retaliation." Starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Channing Tatum, and Bruce Willis, among others, "G.I. Joe" made $6.4 million at 3,734 theaters. Earning a CinemaScore of A- from moviegoers, "G.I. Joe" has made $71.96 million since its release.

Rounding out the top five for Friday was "The Croods" and "Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor." "The Croods" came in fourth on Friday, making $6 million across 3,879 theaters. The animated flick features the voices of Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, and Nicolas Cage. "The Croods" has earned $110.7 million since its release. "Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor" made $3.4 million at 2,047 theaters. The drama has reached a total domestic gross of $31.78 million.

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