Saw II buzzes past Zorro

Nov 01, 2005 by Ian Evans

The swashbucking duo of Antonio Banderas and Catherine Zeta-Jones were defeated by a freak named Jigsaw this weekend as Saw II took the top spot over the weekend. The horror flick scared up a $30.5 million opening, while The Legend of Zorro took the second spot with $16.5 million.

Newcomer Prime debuted in third with just $6.4 million while Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit rounded out the top five with $6.3 million and $4.4 million respectively.

Nic Cage’s The Weather Man debuted in sixth with a wet $4.3 million.