texas chainsaw 3d lionsgate Box Office: 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' slashes its way to No. 1 ahead of 'Django Unchained'“Texas Chainsaw 3D” took the box office by surprise this weekend, massacring “Django Unchained” to bring home the No. 1 spot for Lionsgate. The horror flick, which captivated the under-25 crowd, took in $23 million domestically for the weekend.

In second place, “Django” brought in $20.1 for The Weinstein Co., raising it’s domestic gross to $106.4 million. “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” brought up third, grossing $17.5 million, bringing its domestic total to $263.8 million.

Here is the weekend’s top 10, along with weekend and total gross domestic earnings estimates:

Texas Chainsaw 3D, $23 million
Django Unchained, $20.1 million, $106.4 million
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, $17.5 million, $263.8 million
Les Miserables, $16.1 million, $103.6 million
Parental Guidance, $10.1 million, $52.8 million
Jack Reacher, $9.3 million, $64.8 million
This Is 40, $8.6 million, $54.5 million
Lincoln, $5.3 million, $143.9 million
The Guilt Trip, $4.5 million, $31.2 million
Promised Land, $4.3 million, $4.7 million

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