The Final Destination Makes a Box Office Killing

Teen slasher knocks off Pitt's Inglourious Basterds
By Drew Nelles,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 30, 2009 2:22 PM CDT

Supernatural slasher flick The Final Destination slaughtered its competition at the box office this weekend, taking in $28.3 million, USA Today reports. The latest installment of the Final Destination franchise—this time in 3D—knocked Inglourious Basterds ($20 million) to second. Halloween II, the 10th Michael Myers movie, debuted to a disappointing $17.4 million. District 9 ($10.7 million) and GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra ($8 million) rounded out the top five.
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