‘EVIL DEAD’ – the new horror, Evil Dead, starring Jade Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas and Liz Blackmore. The film, a remake of the 1981 cult hit, centers on a group of friends who, whie staying in a remote cabin, discover a Book of the Dead and accidentally summon demons who possess each of the kids until only one is left to fight for survival.
‘JURASSIC PARK 3D’ – the 3D version of the classic film from director Steven Spielberg, Jurassic Park 3D, starring Sam Neil, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough, Samuel L. Jackson, Joseph Mazzello, Ariana Richards, B.D. Wong and Wayne Knight. The film follows paleontologists Alan and Ellie, played by Neil and Dern, who are among select group chosen to tour an island inhabited by dinosaurs. The park’s owner, an eccentric billionaire, assure them the island is safe, but when carnivorous dinosaurs break free and go on the hunt, Alan and Ellie must fight for their survival and the survival of the others on the island.
THIS WEEKEND’S TOP TEN MOVIES — APRIL 5-7
1. Evil Dead, $26 million (debut)
2. (tie) The Croods, $21.1 million
2. (tie) G.I. Joe: Retaliation, $21.1 million
4. Jurassic Park in 3-D, $18.2 million (debut)
5. Olympus Has Fallen, $10.04 million
6. Tyler Perry’s Temptation, $10 million
7. Oz the Great and Powerful, $8.2 million
8. The Host, $5.2 million
9. The Call, $3.5 million
10. Admission, $2.1 million
The horror movie Evil Dead, a remake of the 1981 original about a group of friends who discover a Book of the Dead while staying at a remote cabin and accidentally summon demons who possess each of them until only one is left to fight for survival, opened in first place at the weekend box office.
Last week’s top movie, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, fell into a second place tie with The Croods. Final box office numbers out today (April 8th) should reveal which one actually came in second and which was third. Opening in fourth place was the 3-D reissue of the 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park.
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