- Associated Press - Monday, November 1, 2010

LOS ANGELES (AP) - “Saw 3D” carved out a No. 1 opening at the weekend box office as the final chapter of the horror franchise debuted with $24.2 million.

The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of theater locations, average receipts per location, total gross and number of weeks in release, as compiled Monday by Hollywood.com are:

1. “Saw 3D,” Lionsgate, $24,230,123, 2,808 locations, $8,629 average, $24,230,123, one week.

2. “Paranormal Activity 2,” Paramount, $16,508,107, 3,239 locations, $5,097 average, $65,665,972, two weeks.

3. “Red,” Summit, $10,729,636, 3,349 locations, $3,204 average, $58,823,430, three weeks.

4. “Jackass 3D,” Paramount, $8,504,163, 3,139 locations, $2,709 average, $101,657,558, three weeks.

5. “Hereafter,” Warner Bros., $6,422,327, 2,424 locations, $2,649 average, $22,263,797, three weeks.

6. “Secretariat,” Disney, $5,005,657, 3,108 locations, $1,611 average, $44,708,804, four weeks.

7. “The Social Network,” Sony, $4,515,105, 2,767 locations, $1,632 average, $79,520,984, five weeks.

8. “Life as We Know It,” Warner Bros., $4,055,473, 2,860 locations, $1,418 average, $43,533,312, four weeks.

9. “The Town,” Warner Bros., $1,975,260, 1,608 locations, $1,228 average, $87,626,867, seven weeks.

10. “Conviction,” Fox Searchlight, $1,831,111, 565 locations, $3,241 average, $2,383,725, three weeks.

11. “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole,” Warner Bros., $1,758,321, 2,010 locations, $875 average, $52,673,828, six weeks.

12. “Easy A,” Sony Screen Gems, $1,067,248, 1,262 locations, $846 average, $56,300,305, seven weeks.

13. “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” Fox, $783,868, 933 locations, $840 average, $51,219,733, six weeks.

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