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'Chainsaw' chews up rivals with $23M take

Jan. 6, 2013 at 12:58 PM

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- "Texas Chainsaw 3D" chewed its way to the top of the North American box office this weekend, raking in $23 million.

The gore fest stars Alexandra Daddario, Trey Songz and Tania Raymonde.

"Django Unchained," written and directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio, was a close second with $20.082 million.

All studio estimates of gross box office receipts are via Box Office Mojo.

"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was strong in third place with $17.525 million; "Les Miserables (2012) " fourth with $16.117 million; "Parental Guidance" fifth with $10.125 million; Jack Reacher, sixth with $9.3 million; "This Is 40" seventh with $8.559 million; "Lincoln" eighth with $5.258 million; "The Guilt Trip" ninth with $4.53 million.

"Promised Land (2012)" was 10th with $4.312 million.

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