Insidious 2 Scares Up Friday the 13th Win
By Ruth Brown, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 15, 2013 1:43 PM CDT
In this film publicity image released by Film District, Patrick Wilson, left, and Rose Byrne are shown in a scene from "Insidious."   (AP Photo/Film District)

(Newser) – In fitting news for the weekend of Friday the 13th, low-budget horror sequel Insidious: Chapter 2 frightened the box office with a $41 million opening—the second best September opening of all time, reports the Hollywood Reporter. The weekend's only other opening, mob comedy The Family, came in a distant second with $14.5 million. Last week's winner, Riddick, dropped into No. 3 with only $7 million; Lee Daniels' The Butler was No. 4 with $5.6 million; and We're the Millers was No. 5 with $5.4 million.

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vlad
Sep 16, 2013 10:14 AM CDT
first film was so bad I had trouble sitting through it ! from what I`ve been told this ones just as bad ! would`nt even pay the $1.27 to rent it from the red box !
L20459E
Sep 15, 2013 7:44 PM CDT
Hopefully, there will be some really GOOD movies coming before the end of the year.
K.KRANK
Sep 15, 2013 6:25 PM CDT
My nephew said he went to see this last night with a date & they laughed their heads off through the thing lol Well, better then waking up halfway through it I guess lol