LOS ANGELES -- Resurrected demons and resurrected dinosaurs are helping to put some life back into the weekend box office.
Sunday studio estimates put the demonic horror remake Evil Dead at No. 1 with a $26 million debut.
In a tight fight for second-place were two holdovers, the animated comedy The Croods and the action flick G.I. Joe: Retaliation, both with an estimated $21.1 million. Final numbers Monday will sort out which movie comes out ahead.
Steven Spielberg's 3-D debut of his dinosaur blockbuster Jurassic Park came in fourth with $18.2 million. That's on top of the $357.1 million domestic haul for Jurassic Park in its initial run in 1993.Released by Sony's (SNE) TriStar Pictures, Evil Dead added $4.5 million in 21 overseas markets, giving it a worldwide start of $30.5 million.
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