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Turns out Taylor Swift was no match for Freddy Fazbear at the box office.

The video game horror adaptation Five Nights at Freddy’s topped the weekend box office with $78 million in its opening weekend.

It’s the biggest opening weekend for a horror movie this year, and the second-biggest opening ever for a video game movie, behind only The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour dropped to second place with $14.7 million, followed by Martin Scorsese’s Killers Of The Flower Moon with $9 million.

After Death ($5 million) and The Exorcist: The Believer ($3.1 million) rounded out the top five.

What does the success of Freddy’s and Super Mario mean for the future of video game movies?  Do you watch horror movies around Halloween?

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