Hostel checks in top of the charts on $20.1m
The newly renamed and everambitious Lionsgate kicked off the New Year with the right kind of scare as it launched itslatest horror title Hostel atnumber one on an estimated $20.1m.The result will have delighted studio executives who were expecting a debut inthe mid teens. Hostel isLionsgate's second table-topping launch in the past three months following SawII, which opened on $31.2m overHalloween weekend and took more than $87m in theatres.Eli Roth's ...
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