Prom Night crowned king at weekend box offices

Other News Materials 14 April 2008 04:20 (UTC +04:00)

( dpa ) - Slasher-flick remake Prom Night waltzed to the top of the North American box-office rankings over the weekend with a three-day gate of 22.7 million dollars, according to preliminary studio estimates issued Sunday.

The movie opened Friday, starring Brittany Snow as a student terrorized at a school dance by an obsessed former teacher who escapes from prison.

The 1980 original, considered a classic in the horror genre, had Jamie Lee Curtis in the lead role.