"Jackass 3D" Pulls Biggest Box-Office Prank, Opens Huge With $50 Million! 


Third time's a charm for Johnny Knoxville and his uninhibited "Jackass" cohorts.

"Jackass 3D" opened with a huge $50 million box-office take, debuting at No. 1 and making it the biggest opening for the franchise. 2002's "Jackass: The Movie" launched with $22.8 million opening while 2006's "Jackass Number Two" debuted with $29 million. (Click here for my movie review of "Jackass 3D." For my fun one-on-one interviews with the entire cast and director Jeff Tremaine, click here)

"Jackass 3D" also set a record for biggest October debut, beating previous record-holder "Scary Movie 3" which opened with $48.1 million.

Landing at No. 2 was Summit's "Red," starring Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, and Mary-Louise Parker. The action comedy sold $22.5 million box-office tickets.

Last two weekends' box-office champ, "The Social Network," slipped to No. 3 with $11 million. So far, the Facebook drama has raised its three-week total to $63.1 million.

In limited release, Clint Eastwood's "Hereafter" starring Matt Damon opened with $231,000 in six theaters while Hilary Swank's "Conviction" opened with $110,000 in 11 theaters.

Here's the estimated Top 10 Box-Office Films for weekend of Oct. 15:

1. "Jackass 3D," $50 million.

2. "Red," $22.5 million.

3. "The Social Network," $11 million.

4. "Secretariat," $9.5 million.

5. "Life as We Know It," $9.2 million.

6. "Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole," $4.2 million.

7. "The Town," $4 million.

8. "My Soul to Take," $3.2 million.

9. "Easy A," $2.7 million.

10. "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps," $2.4 million.

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