It’s a squeaker! In a photo finish, Ben Affleck’s mystery thriller Gone Girl edges out the weekend win with $38 million.
Annabelle came in a very scary second place, conjuring up $37.2 million.
The Equalizer mellowed at number three with $19 million.
The Boxtrolls dropped a spot to number four whit $12.4 million.
The Maze Runner stumbled into fifth place with $12 million and a domestic total of $73.9 million.
The Nic Cage thriller Left Behind was just that – opening at number six with $6.8 million.
This is Where I Leave You was left in the number seven spot with $4 million.
Dolphin Tale 2 stayed afloat at number eight with $3.5 million.
After 10 weeks in release, Guardians of the Galaxy took the number nine spot with $3 million for a worldwide total of $654 million.
Rounding out the top ten was No Good Deed with $2.5 million, which fell significantly after such a strong opening three weeks ago.
Check out the full box office chart below:
Gone Girl $38,000,000 $38,000,000
Annabelle $37,200,000 $37,200,000
The Equalizer $19,000,000 $64,500,000
The Boxtrolls $12,425,000 $32,539,000
The Maze Runner $12,000,000 $73,921,000
Left Behind (2014) $6,850,000 $6,850,000
This is Where I Leave You $4,000,000 $29,003,000
Dolphin Tale 2 $3,530,000 $37,974,000
Guardians of the Galaxy $3,034,000 $323,360,000
No Good Deed (2014) $2,500,000 $50,157,000
Next week it’s Dracula versus dramatic Robert Downey Jr. versus Disney. It’s anyone’s game, but I’ll take Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day for the win. Tune in to see if I’m right.
Until then, happy movie going!