'Goosebumps' Wins Friday Box Office
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Goosebumps" has scared off its competition to claim the top spot at the box office.

The family-friendly horror starring Jack Black as author R.L. Stine earned $23.5 million across the weekend, according to Sony's estimates Sunday. It cost a reported $58 million to produce.

"Goosebumps" also managed to beat "The Martian" by a hair, pushing Ridley Scott's sci-fi adventure to the second-place spot for the first time in its three-week run with $21.5 million.

Steven Spielberg's well-received cold-war thriller "Bridge of Spies," debuted in third place with $15.4 million.

Guillermo del Toro's R-rated gothic romance "Crimson Peak" opened in fourth place with $12.8 million. It's del Toro's lowest wide openings for a studio picture since 1997's "Mimic," which earned only $7.8 million in its first weekend in theaters.

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