Saw 3D

Spooky films Saw 3D and Paranormal Activity 2 took the top spots at the box office over Halloween weekend.

The premiere of the Saw franchise's seventh installment took in $22.5 million, Box Office Mojo reports, while the Paranormal sequel finished second, bringing in $16.5 million in its second weekend. Its two-week take totals $66.6 million.

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Three movies in their third week of release took the next three spots. The action flick Red, starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren, came in third with $10.8 million, followed by Jackass 3D with $8.4 million. Clint Eastwood's Hereafter, starring Matt Damon and Bryce Dallas Howard, took the No. 5 spot, bringing in $6.3 million.

Rounding out the top 10: Secretariat  (No. 6, $5 million); The Social Network (No. 7, $4.7 million),  Life As We Know It (No. 8, $4 million); The Town (No. 9, $1.9 million) and Conviction (No. 10, $1.8 million).