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Evidently, Some People Did Indeed Want an 'Evil Dead' Remake

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Your weekend box office:

1. Evil Dead - $26 million. So, according to Evil Dead tradition, now there has to be a sequel that's basically a remake of the remake?

2. G.I. Joe: Retaliation - $21.1 million, another solid week for the burgeoning film genre "Now The Rock is in this?"

3. The Croods - $21.1 million. The caveman movie beat the dinosaur movie. Modern kids are stupid.

4. Jurassic Park 3D - $18.3 million, enough to nearly pay for the 3D conversion of just Sam Neill's ascot.

5. Olympus Has Fallen - $10 million, topping Tyler Perry's Temptation to become the week's favored histrionic threat to American institutions.

Weekend Box Office Results [Box Office Mojo]

  • May 13, 2013
    Your weekend box office: 1. Iron Man 3 - $72.5 million, holding off Baz Luhrmann's new release to remain America's most important literary adaptation. 2. The Great Gatsby - $51 million, a strong debut despite its failing to take out last week's leader. It should hold up reaso... / Continue →
  • May 6, 2013
    Your weekend box office: 1. Iron Man 3 - $175.3 million, making for the second-biggest opening ever behind The Avengers. People love Gwyneth Paltrow movies! 2. Pain and Gain - $7.6 million, once again proving The Rock to be our closest equivalent to a guy in an inhumanly-powe... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2013
    While Iron Man 3 was out making $195 million overseas this weekend, here's what happened in the domestic box office: 1. Pain and Gain - $20 million. It's a weak opening by Michael Bay standards, but lucky for Michael Bay, he doesn't really worry all that much about standards. ... / Continue →
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