G1 - Horror Movie 'Invocation of Evil' tops U.S. box office

August 29, 2013 – 01:24

A atriz Lili Taylor no filme 'Invocação do mal' (Foto: Divulgação) The actress Lili Taylor in the film 'Invocation of Evil' (Reuters)

The horror film "Invocation of evil" reached the top spot of the box office in the United States and Canada on the weekend of its debut, according to figures from Exhibitor Relations expert advice released on Sunday (21).

"Invocation of evil" is directed by James Wan (the "Saw") and has in the cast Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson. The premiere in Brazil is scheduled for September 13.

The film, which tells the story of Warren, a couple who helps a family terrorized by a paranormal presence, earned $ 41.4 million between Friday and Sunday, up from $ 25.1 million 'My 2 favorite evil' (276.2 million since opening last weekend).

The third position was occupied by Fox's animation 'Turbo', which grossed $ 21.5 million in its first weekend.

"Celebrity Big 2", Adam Sandler, earned $ 20 million (79.5 million total), while another sequence, "Red 2: Retirees and aindamais dangerous" with Bruce Willis, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren, earned 18 5 million debut.

"Circle of Fire" fell to sixth place with $ 16 million in ticket sales (68.2 million total), followed by "RIPD" (untitled in Portuguese), an adventure film with supernatural Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds, who earned 12.8 million in its debut.

"The well-loved, " a comedy with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy got 9.3 million and 129.3 million in the week since its first showing, leaving the eighth.

"World War Z" with Brad Pitt, grossed 5.2 million (186.9 million in total). The list of the 10 most popular films ends with "Monsters University", with $ 5 million (249 million since its debut).

Source: g1.globo.com

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