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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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Star Wars Swashbuckler ‘Rogue One’ Blasts into Earnings Top Spot

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No surprise which movie blasted its way to the top of the revenue lists over the weekend. Despite the publicity push for the Oscar-bound Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling musical La La Land, U.S. audiences went in droves to see the latest Star Wars swashbuckler Rogue One, the well-reviewed eighth movie in the series begun by George Lucas in 1977. Called …

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‘Moana’ Out-Muscles ‘Fantastic Beasts’ in Weekend Revenue Race

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them had another bountiful week at U.S. theaters – with a take of $45.1 million – but the latest from the world of witches and wizards was muscled out of the No. 1 slot with the release of Disney animation Moana, starring Dwayne Johnson as the ripped shapeshifting demi-god Maui. Moana took in $55.5 …

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ Lands at #1 with $75 Million Weekend

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J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them scalded the competition over the weekend in U.S. theaters, earning a solid $75 million (right on the nose) in domestic theaters and raking in $143.3 million in international theaters. That gave the post-Harry Potter startup a healthy $218.3 million take Thursday through Sunday, allowing Warner Bros. to turn a profit in …

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Doctor Strange Jumps to Quick Start, Earning $84.9M Over Weekend

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Three newcomers clamored to the top of the weekend’s revenue list, pushing Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween off its two-week stint at No. 1. Replacing that at No. 1 is Doctor Strange, a Marvel escapade distributed by Disney that finally put some real numbers on the board, earning $84.9 million in its first three days of release. That put …

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‘Boo! A Madea Halloween’ Tops Scary (For Wrong Reason) Week at the Movies

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The numbers slid, but Tyler Perry‘s Boo! A Madea Halloween remained at the top slot for the week in domestic revenues, taking in $16.6 million over the weekend, showing at 2,299 theaters. While that’s a slide from the movie’s first weekend out, when it took in $23 million, the film took in an impressive $7,253 per theater, a cool $3,058 …

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