‘The Devil Inside’ Ousts ‘Mission’ Impossible to Win Weekend

‘The Devil Inside’ Ousts ‘Mission’ Impossible to Win Weekend

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“‘Devil Inside’ just took the whole industry by surprise,” said Jeff Bock, a box-office analyst for Exhibitor Relations Co. in Los Angeles, in a telephone interview. “A horror film that comes out at this time of year is expected to open at $5 million to $10 million. It’s usually a wasteland for films that come out in January.”