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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Blasts off in Opening Weekend

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 blasted onto the top of the revenue charts in its first weekend in U.S. theaters, capitalizing on the teasing week it spent enjoying a solid opening in foreign theaters. In its U.S. debut, the Marvel-based sci-fi thriller, played for laughs every step of the way, earned $145 million, adding to its international take of $282.6, …

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‘Fate of the Furious’ at #1 with $19.3 Million Weekend

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The Fate of the Furious, mixing sentiment, punches, fast action and slick cars, held onto the number one slot at the box office for the third weekend running. The eighth installment in the series raked in $19.3 million showing in 4,077 theaters across the country. That was close to a 50 percent slide from the previous weekend, but the competition …

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‘The Boss Baby’ Stays Put at #1 on Revenue Charts, ‘Smurfs’ Bask at #3

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The C-suite executive in diapers – the baby brother with the officious chip on his shoulder – The Boss Baby – held onto its top slot at the box office over the weekend. For the second straight week the t00-big-for-its-diapers character voiced by Alec Baldwin, edged out blockbuster Beauty and the Beast, earning $26.3 million to Beauty‘s $25 million take. …

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‘The Boss Baby’ Takes #1 Spot in Opening Weekend Smackdown

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With a smack-down, hard-edged mentality out of the executive suite–and not too much else sweet about it–animated comedy The Boss Baby roared over the weekend, collecting a cool $49 million for 20th Century Fox. The Alec Baldwin vehicle earned just enough to send box office pace setter Beauty and the Beast down to No. 2 on the revenue chart with …

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Roars in Big Opening Weekend

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It was Beauty and the Beast versus the Other Beast vying for attention at U.S. theaters over the weekend and it turned out to be no contest, the romantic feature staring Emma Watson earning $170 million from Friday through Sunday, earning high points from critics along the way. The Other Beast, the oversized ape from Skull Island (Kong: Skull Island) …

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Logan Claws, Scraps, Scratches Way to Top of Revenue Charts

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X-Men biopic (sort of) Logan clawed its way to the top of the revenue charts over the weekend, helped, perhaps by some perfect movie-going weather, given it was colder than a basket full of don’t care, as Deadpool might have said. Logan got terrific reviews – you know, for a werewolf picture – scoring a solid 92 percent approval rating …

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Wild Night at Oscars, Ho Hum at Box Office with ‘Get Out’ on Top

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The weekend at the box office was almost as uneventful as it gets, but the movie world was rocked top to bottom by a Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway slip up at the Oscar award ceremony that will never be forgotten. At the box office, it was a ho-hum affair with the bi-racial horror thriller Get Out displacing The LEGO Batman Movie …

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The ‘Lego Batman Movie’ Holds On to #1 – Seriously?

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The Lego Batman Movie held onto the top spot in the revenue lists for the second straight weekend, pulling in a fresh $33 million for Warner Bros. and proving, ultimately, that overcast winter weather, flaccid competition and nothing but reruns at home are a magic formula for profits at the cinema, even if film is conceived and written by high …

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Horror Film ‘Split’ Holds Top Spot with Weekend Take of $14.5M

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Formulaic horror film Split held on to the top spot in the revenue charts for the third straight weekend, proving what happens when a hackneyed plot falls into the hands of a master storyteller, like director M. Night Shyamalan. Spilt is a story you might tell around a campfire to scare the young ‘uns – the story of a man …

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Shock: Thriller ‘Split’ Tops Revenue Charts Again with $26.2M Take

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Thriller Split, the latest from director M. Night Shyamalan, topped the revenue charts for the second straight weekend. However, it was the no. 8 film in domestic theaters, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story that once again captured headlines. Split, which tells the story of a kidnapping perpetrated by a man with 28 different personalities, pulled in $26.2 million over the …

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