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Add It Up: ‘The Accountant’ Tops Revenue Charts, Earning $24.7M

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Despite mixed reviews, the latest Ben Affleck offering, a crime thriller called The Accountant that also features Anna Kendrick and J.K. Simmons, did modestly well at the box office over the weekend, earning a solid $24.7 million in its first weekend of release. That may have covered the salaries of the principal actors in the film which is listed with a …

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‘The Girl on the Train’ Jumps on Board, Tops Earnings Chart

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Despite mixed reviews, The Girl On the Train jumped on board the revenue charts during the pre-holiday weekend, earning $24.6 million for distributor Universal. The much-anticipated adaptation of the Paula Hawkins best seller was slapped with a Rotten Tomatoes aggregate score (an average, really) of 45 percent, meaning less than half of reviewers were favorable. To put that into perspective, …

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Tim Burton’s ‘Miss Peregrine’ Perches Atop Revenue Charts Peculiarly

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This was a week for peculiar children at the box office, while magnificent cowboys rode in the sidecar. The peculiar children in question was Tim Burton‘s quirky, ghoulish fantasy Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, which earned $28.5 million at the box office over the weekend, helping to push the The Magnificent Seven out of the top spot after one week …

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New Sheriff in Town: ‘Magnificent Seven’ Tops Revenue Charts in Debut

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The Magnificent Seven rode into town this weekend and churned its way – with spit, grit and bonafide box office stars – into the top spot on the weekend’s revenue charts with a cool $35 million in box office receipts. That’s somewhere between not terrible and not impressive for a movie that cost $108 million to make, much of that …

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‘Sully’ Tops Tepid Week at the Box Office

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It was another tepid week at the box office with revenues at U.S. theaters reflecting the back-to-school mentality of the country. This is simply too late in the season for big, blockbuster releases and too early for Oscar-potentials to break into the ranks. For a while that means that theaters will have too many horror films, too many low-budget comedies and …

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‘Don’t Breathe’ Leads the Pack on Revenue During Weak Week

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After three weeks on top of the revenue charts for U.S. theaters, Suicide Squad lost its grip on the top slot, earning only $12.1 million over the weekend to slip way back into the No. 2 spot. Suicide Squad was brushed aside by Don’t Breathe, the dark thriller that is four-fifth horror film and one fifth thriller — or something …

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‘Ben-Hur’ Bombs, Leaving ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Sausage Party’ at #1 and #2

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Suicide Squad held onto first place on the revenue chart for domestic theaters for the third consecutive weekend, but the pace of sales was less than blistering with a $20.7 million take, a sharp drop from the previous weekend’s $57.8 million. Remaining in second place, Seth Rogan‘s Sausage Party managed a take of $15.3 million in domestic, about half what …

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‘Suicide Squad’ Holds Top Spot at Box Office, Followed by Seth Rogan’s ‘Sausage Party’

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Suicide Squad held onto the top spot on the domestic revenue charts for the second straight weekend, but is pace has slowed considerably. The vigilante squad of cosmic, superhero bad-asses took in $57.8 million and has now grossed $242.5 million overseas, pushing the grand total to $465 million. But the weekend’s receipts for the movie had a 56 percent decline from …

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Jason Bourne Thriller Tops Box Office Charts With $60 Million

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Jason Bourne and Bad Moms jumped into the top five of the U.S. revenue charts for the weekend, with the Matt Damon-based thriller about the black ops CIA agent with amnesia earning $60 million in its first weekend out of the gate and Bad Moms earning $23.4 million, placing the film with the ensemble cast of female comedians in a …

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‘Star Trek Beyond’ Scores with Top Weekend Revenues of $59.6M

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During the 50th anniversary of the Star Trek television series conceived by sci-fi dilettante Gene Roddenberry, the latest feature film based on the series, Star Trek Beyond, has gone boldly into deep space with a score of 84 on the Rotten Tomatoes web site and a triumphant $59.6 million take at the box office. That propelled the film to the …

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