Box Office Report: 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' Massacres the Competition

Box Office Report: 'Texas Chainsaw 3D' Massacres the Competition
Winner Of The Week: Leatherface. Remember all that hand wringing about how Americans were going to be more squeamish about screen violence in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting? Well, scratch that. This week's chart offered the bloody one-two punch of Texas Chainsaw 3D – debuting at Number One with a better-than-expected $23.0 million, according to studio estimates – and Django Unchained, with Quentin Tarantino's crimson-spattered historical revenge fantasy taking in another estimated $20.1 million, for a 13-day total of $106.4 million. Chainsaw, whose studio, Lionsgate, expected it to open in the high teens,
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