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15 September 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Box Office Mojo

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James Wan is definitely on a hot streak this year, despite both of his films chilling audiences to the core. With The Conjuring already a bona fide smash, now his other horror for 2013, sequel Insidious Chapter 2, has enjoyed a strong launch at the US box office with $41 million.

That was easily enough to pummel the only other new wide arrival, Luc Besson’s latest, action-comedy The Family. Despite boasting the presence of Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer, the film limped home with $14.5 million. Riddick was pushed down to third place, taking home $7 million, while Lee Daniels’ The Butler slipped from second to fourth with $5.5 million. In fifth was We’re The Millers, which earned $5.4 million.

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To see spirits from The Further menace Robert De Niro's mob man in the full chart listings, head to Box Office Mojo.


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