Thriller: "Saw II"
First movie at the box office: $55 million
Second movie at the box office: $87 million
State of the series: "Saw" had a dominant run as the most enduring horror franchise in recent years, until last year's "Saw VI" was demolished by "Paranormal Activity" at the box office. The seventh (and supposedly final) film, "Saw 3D," is due out Oct. 29.