Box Office: Friday the 13th Has Luck All Weekend - Featured

Not only was opening on Friday the 13th not unlucky - it was record breaking!

Horror flick Friday the 13th (2009) took in 42.2 million over the holiday weekend - the biggest opening gross of 2009 thus far! It's also the best-ever opening for a horror-remake.

The film defeated more Valentine's friendly movies including He's Just Not That Into You (19.6 million) and Confessions of a Shopaholic (15.4 million).

Also still performing well were Taken (2008) (19.3 million) and Coraline (15.3 million).

Overall, this was the best-ever President's Weekend, with a Box Office total of $190 million dollars.

Which movies did you see this holiday weekend?

Source: EW


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Feb 18, 2009 11:35PM EST

Friday The 13th 2009 it was the best movie I have ever seen, me and my friends went on to see it, we are really scared from this movie. It was just like the camp we have week ago. One of our friend got fear. May it was him. Wow this was a movie for a life time. Most fears horror movie for every one if you plan to go don’t go alone, it was a really horror filled movie i do seen it on free movies what a experience it was

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