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‘Spectre’ Kills At Box Office

James Bond and Charlie Brown’s gang re-energized the North American box office after a dismal few weekends. Spectre launched to $73 million from 3,972 theaters, the second-biggest opening for any film in the iconic spy franchise, and one of the top showings of the year to date. Still, some had expected the …

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‘The Martian’ Tops Weak Box Office

Halloween weekend saw three more adult offerings get badly burned at the North American box office, allowing Fox’s The Martian to stay happily docked at No. 1 in its fifth weekend with $11.4 million for a domestic total of $182.8 million and worldwide cume of $428.4 million. Sending more chills down Hollywood’s …

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‘Martian’ Retakes Top Spot At Box Office

Four new films bombed — including offerings from Vin Diesel and Bill Murray — while Danny Boyle’s critical darling Steve Jobs hit a glitch when expanding nationwide. Instead, Ridley Scott’s The Martian, Sony’s family entry Goosebumps and Steven Spielberg’s Cold War drama Bridge of Spies topped the chart. The top 12 movies of the weekend, as of Sunday, …

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‘Goosebumps’ Scares Up Box Office Win

Goosebumps edged past The Martian to win the crowded box office race in North America, easily out-spooking Steven Spielberg’s Cold War drama Bridge of Spies and Guillermo del Toro’s troubled gothic romance Crimson Peak. Goosebumps, based on the beloved children’s book series and starring Jack Black, took in $23.5 million. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, …

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‘The Martian’ Conquers The Box Office

Ridley Scott‘s 3D space epic The Martian rocketed to a $55 million opening in North America, coming in ahead of expectations and almost beating Gravity to nab the top October opening of all time, according to Sunday estimates. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, October 4, are as follows: RANK …

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Maze Runner Sequel Races TO Top Of Box Office

Fox’s YA film adaptation Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials won the North American box-office race with $30.3 million from 3,796 theaters, while Johnny Depp‘s violent crime drama Black Mass delivered the actor a needed win with $23.4 million from 3,186 locations as awards season gets underway. Scorch Trials came in just behind the first film, which …

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‘Perfect Guy’ Takes Box Office

Romantic thriller The Perfect Guy looks to have narrowly beaten M. Night Shyamalan’s horror-thriller The Visit at the North American box office with $26.7 million from 2,221 theaters. The Visit took in an estimated $25.7 million from 3,068 theaters, the top opening of 2015 so far for a horror film. The …

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Compton Continues Winning Ways

The dog days of August saw Universal’s box-office champ Straight Outta Compton remain No. 1 for the third straight weekend with $13.2 million from 3,142 theaters, while Christian drama War Room did far better than expected in earning $11 million from a small footprint of 1,135 locations to come in second. Meanwhile, Zac Efron‘s electronic …

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‘Straight Outta Compton’ Dominates Box Office

Swaggering into theaters across North America, Straight Outta Compton beat all expectations, grabbing an estimated $56.1 million — and leaving The Man from U.N.C.L.E., the weekend’s other new wide release, which pulled in a meager $13.5 million, in its dust. The top 12 films of the weekend, as of Sunday, August 16, are as …

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‘Fantastic Four’ Bombs Big At Box Office

A poor script, bad direction, and lack of story combined to land a major blow to 20th Century Fox’s plan to secure the fate of a key franchise. Controversial director Josh Trank‘s Fantastic Four opened to a dismal $26.2 million from 3,995 theaters at the North American box office after being rejected by …

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