October 24, 2009 "Paranormal Activity" is turning into the sleeper horror hit of the year. On Friday, it beat "Saw VI" to the number one spot, garnering $7.5 million to the sixth "Saw" film's $7 million.
These are surprising numbers -- but really shouldn't be considering what an excellent little movie "Paranormal Activity" is. The excellent word of mouth and slowly expanding number of theaters are spelling big bucks for Paramount. Obviously not "Blair Witch" size numbers but still -- in a year as bad for horror as this, it's great to see a movie like "Paranormal" proving to be a surprise hit.
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