The makers of the movie Jackass are laughing all the way to the bank.
Juvenile humor and gross out jokes won the weekend box office. The 3D version of Jackass was so big, it broke the record for any opening weekend in October.
It pulled in $50 million with the pricier 3D tickets. The target audience of teenage boys came out in big numbers for the prank filled antics.
The older set turned out for “Red.” An ensemble cast of experienced actors drew about $23 million its opening weekend. The story of retired spies getting back in the game stars Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich and Helen Mirren.
The Facebook film, “The Social Network,” was number one for the past couple of weeks and slipped to number three now. The horseracing movie “Secretariat” was fourth in the weekend box office race, and the romantic comedy "Life As We Know It" was fifth.