The Devil Inside has become the first #1 movie in the US of 2012 as it toppled Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol from the top of the box office.
The William Brent Bell directed horror movie took $34.5 million in it's opening weekend to comfortably hold off the challenge from Mission: Impossible.
Tom Cruise reprises the role of Ethan Hunt in the movie but it slipped to number two this week - taking a further $20.5 million.
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows was also down one at number three while The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo was on the up as it jumped a single place to four.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked & War Horse both fell two places to five and six while We Bought A Zoo & Tintin fell one to seven & eight.
The second and final new entry inside the top ten this week was Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy as it opened in the U.S. at number nine.
New Year's Eve rounded off the top ten after dropping two places from last week's number eight.
1. (-) The Devil Inside - $34,500,000
2. (1) Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol - $20,500,000
3. (2) Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows - $14,100,000
4. (5) The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - $11,400,000
5. (3) Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked - $9,500,000
6. (4) War Horse - $8,600,000
7. (6) We Bought a Zoo - $8,500,000
8. (7) The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn - $6,600,000
9. (-) Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - $5,800,000
10. (8) New Year's Eve - $3,300,000