'Amityville Horror' tops US box office
Taking $23.3m, the thriller displaced last week's chart-topping desert adventure Sahara from the top spot, which took $13.1m this weekend bringing its total earnings to $36.4m.
In third place was Nick Hornby adaptation Fever Pitch with Sin City and Guess Who rounding out the top five.
North America's top ten films in full:
1. The Amityville Horror
2. Sahara (review)
3. Fever Pitch
4. Sin City
5. Guess Who
6. Beauty Shop
8. Miss Congeniality 2: Armed And Fabulous
9. The Pacifier
10. The Upside Of Anger