In one of the tightest races ever for the top spot at the box office, Relativity Media’s horror film House at the End of The Street and Open Road Films’ End of Watch are tied with $13 million each.
Clint Eastwood'sbaseball drama, Trouble with the Curve, trails only slightly behind with $12.7million, and could ultimately move up to first place once actual numbers are reported Monday afternoon.
In fourth place, the 3D release of Pixar’s Finding Nemo brought Disney $9.4 million for a total of $30 million.
Sony’s Resident Evil: Retribution took fifth place with $6.7 million for a domestic total of $33.5 million.
Comic book adaptation/remake Dredd, the fourth new wide release of the weekend, took sixth place with just $6.3 million, less than one-third of Kick-Ass's $19.8 million, and only a little over half of the original Judge Dredd's $12.3 million.
Paul Thomas Anderson'sThe Master, which expanded into 788 theaters on its sophomore weekend, came in seventh place, earning $5 million for a total of $6.1 million.
Lionsgate’s supernatural thriller The Possession took eighth place with $2.6 million for a total of $45.7 million over the film’s four weeks at the box office.
The Weinstein Co.'s prohibition-era drama Lawless came in ninth this weekend, earning $2.3 million for a total of $34.5 million.
Rounding out the list at number 10, Focus Features' animated family film ParaNorman brought in $2.3 million over its sixth weekend at the box office. The 3D stop-motion feature produced by Laika, the creative force behind Coraline, has now grossed $52.6 million.
Box office numbers were obtained on boxofficemojo.com.