The latest installment in the "Paranormal Activity" franchise debuted at No. 1 this weekend, taking in an estimated $30.2 million.

"Argo", starring Ben Affleck, held on to second place for a second straight week with $16.6 million, and the family flick "Hotel Transylvania" came in third with $13.5 million.

The top ten:

"Paranormal Activity 4," $30.2 million
"Argo," $16.6 million
"Hotel Transylvania," $13.5 million
"Taken 2," $13.4 million
"Alex Cross," $11.7M:
"Sinister," $9 million
"Here Comes the Boom," $8.5 million
"Pitch Perfect," $7 million
"Frankenweenie" $4.4 million
"Looper," $4.2M