The Devil Inside Tops Weekend Box Office

Entertainment Jan. 8, 2012 AT 5:34PM
The Devil Inside Tops Weekend Box Office

Who doesn't love a good scary movie?

People flocked to theaters this weekend to catch the opening of Paramount's horror pic The Devil Inside. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film opened to a record-breaking $34.5 million.

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The Devil Inside took the number one spot away from Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol. Ghost Protocol opened Dec. 20 and has grossed a worldwide total of $458.1 million.

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Sherlock Holmes - Game of Shadows brought in $14.1 million this weekend, while The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo earned $11.3 million.

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The Devil Inside was acquired by the studio for only $1 million, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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