Film

Gone Girl edges out four opening films for the number-one spot

As we settle into the colder weeks of October, the box-office continues to heat-up across the nation. This weekend it was 20th Century FOX’s ‘Gone Girl’ that stole the number-one spot in theaters. The film, starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and Neil Patrick Harris, took in $26.8 million-dollars this weekend domestically, beating out four other opening films.

Opening this weekend was ‘Dracula Untold’ from Universal, that film brought in $23.5 million domestically and earned the number-two spot on the list. Disney’s ‘Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’ brought in $19.1 million at number three, while Warner Bros. Picture’s drama ‘The Judge’ earned only $13.3 million in its opening weekend to debut at number five.

The fourth film to open this week was from Purdie Distribution called ‘Meet the Mormons,’ that film opened to limited theaters and brought in about $2.5 million for the number ten spot.

Also from Warner Bros. Pictures, the horror film ‘Annabelle’ earned $16.4 million. That film has now earned over $60 million domestically and lands at number four on this week’s chart. Other popular films that rounded out the top-ten include ‘The Equalizer’ from Sony at number six, ‘Addicted’ from Lionsgate at number seven, and ‘The Box-Trolls’ at number nine.