Box Office: ‘Chainsaw’ Begins Theater Run at #2 Spot

New Line Cinema’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (review, #2) opened strong at the #2 spot this weekend with an estimated $19,150,000 while Warner Bros. Pictures’ The Departed (review) , which has received high critical acclaim, pulled in $27,015,000. In 1969, two brothers embark on a road trip across Texas with their girlfriends. They soon run into trouble when they cross paths with a maniacal sheriff and are taken to a house of horrors. Within waits a man who’ll be groomed to become the thing known as Leatherface.