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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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‘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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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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The Jungle Book Stays At No. 1 With Marvel Blockbuster In The Wings

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For the third week in a row, The Jungle Book held onto the top of the revenue charts for U.S. theaters. That doesn’t mean it’s setting the world on fire, but earnings are certainly a shot in the arm for Disney and for director Jon Favreau. In the meantime, a clear blockbuster is waiting in the wings, as the long-anticipated …

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Box Office: ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ Has Weak Opening, Under $20M

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Revenues for the 99 percent computer-generated Jon Favreau retelling of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book fell by more than 40 percent from the previous weekend, but that didn’t prevent the film, which is still being shown in 4,028 theaters, from maintaining its number one spot on the domestic revenue list. The Jungle Book had some weak competition in the form of …

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Box Office: The Jungle Book #1 In Luke-Warm Week At The Movies

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American audiences have long ago lost count of the various film adaptations of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story The Jungle Book, but that didn’t stop the latest incarnation from jumping into the top of the revenue charts in its first weekend of release. The latest adaptation by director Jon Favreau is being billed as a live-action fantasy adventure musical, which sums …

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