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Gerard Butler’s disaster epic ‘Geostorm’ and Michael Fassbender’s thriller ‘The Snowman’ are also among the weekend’s new offerings. Boo 2! A Madea Halloween scared up $760,000 in Thursday-night previews at 2,000 locations. Tyler Perry again directs and stars in the Lionsgate sequel to the 2016 comedy-horror. This time out, Madea, Aunt Bam (Cassi Davis), Viv
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Michael Fassbender thriller ‘Snowman’ and fire-fighting drama ‘Only the Brave’ — endorsed by Vice President Mike Pence — also open nationwide this weekend. Tyler Perry’s comedy-horror sequel Boo 2! A Madea Halloween is tipped to win a crowded race at the box office this weekend with a $20 million-plus debut. Perry, who directed the Lionsgate
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The body-swapping sports comedy surpassed a Jackie Chan movie for the local title while overtaking ‘Meet The Fockers’ ($279 million) for the single-territory title worldwide. Never Say Die just won’t quit. The body-swapping sports comedy from theater troupe turned film powerhouse Mahua Funage earned $30.9 million in its third weekend, bringing its 16-day total to
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‘The Foreigner,’ ‘Marshall’ and ‘Professor Marston and the Wonder Women’ also opened nationwide. Getting an early jump on Halloween, Universal and Blumhouse’s Happy Death Day opened over the weekend to a strong $26.5 million from 3,149 theaters in another win for the horror genre. The microbudgeted pic, directed by Christopher Landon and rated PG-13, stars
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Jackie Chan’s ‘The Foreigner,’ ‘Marshall,’ and ‘Professor Marston & the Wonder Women’ also open this weekend. Happy Death Day took in $1 million in Thursday-night previews at 2,450 theaters at the North American box office. The Universal horror pic, produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse, stars Jessica Rothe as a college student who relives the day
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Jackie Chan’s ‘The Foreigner,’ ‘Marshall,’ and ‘Professor Marston and the Wonder Women’ are also opening this weekend alongside the horror film. Friday the 13th certainly was lucky for Happy Death Day. In another win for the horror genre, the film is scaring off the competition at the North American box office for a $26 million-plus
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Other new offerings include Jackie Chan’s action pic ‘The Foreigner,’ Chadwick Boseman’s “Marshall’ and ‘Professor Marston and the Wonder Woman.’ Will horror-thriller Happy Death Day continue producer Jason Blum and Universal’s winning streak at the box office following such hits as Get Out and Split? That looks to be the case, according to pre-release tracking.
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Elsewhere, Idris Elba and Kate Winslet’s ‘The Mountain Between Us’ and animated pic ‘My Little Pony’ open to muted business; ‘It’ crosses $600 million globally. Despite strong reviews and an A- CinemaScore, Denis Villeneuve’s big-budget sequel Blade Runner 2049 careened off course in its North American debut over the weekend, even while placing No. 1.
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Elsewhere, ‘My Little Pony’ and ‘The Mountain Between Us’ are also underwhelming; ‘It’ races past $300 million in the U.S. In an unexpected turn, Denis Villeneuve’s big-budget sequel Blade Runner 2049 is veering dramatically off course in its box-office debut. The long-awaited sequel to Ridley Scott’s cult 1982 sequel grossed $12.7 million on Friday from
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Jonathan Levine is directing the movie. Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron’s comedy Flarsky will open in theaters Feb. 8, 2019, Lionsgate/Summit announced Tuesday. Jonathan Levine is directing the movie from a Black List script by Dan Sterling. The story revolves around an out-of-work journalist (Rogen) who decides to pursue his childhood crush and babysitter (Theron).
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PricewaterhouseCoopers has discovered that ticket sales in China were underreported by as much as 9 percent last year. Chinese cinemas have been skimming millions in ticket revenue from the Hollywood studios, an MPAA audit of the country’s massive theatrical film market has found. According to a Wall Street Journal report published early Tuesday, PricewaterhouseCoopers, investigating
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‘American Made’ stars Tom Cruise as a real-life pilot who smuggled cocaine for a Colombian cartel before turning CIA-informant. Doug Liman’s American Made could narrowly win the Friday box-office race but lose the weekend to holdover Kingsman: The Golden Circle, according to early returns. American Made, starring Tom Cruise, is projected to gross $5.5 million-$6
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Elsewhere, Emma Stone and Steve Carell’s ‘Battle of the Sexes’ expands nationwide, while Watergate drama ‘Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House’ opens in select cinemas. Tom Cruise could have trouble grounding a group of cheeky spies at the box office this weekend. American Made, starring Cruise as a real-life pilot who
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The tentpole is now the third-biggest Warner Bros. release of all time, not accounting for inflation; if all goes as planned, the studio will announce the sequel at Comic-Con later this week. Another day, another milestone for Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman. Today, the superhero film will become the third-biggest Warner Bros. release of all time
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Still, ‘Apes’ is the latest franchise title to come in behind the last installment as Hollywood battles sequel fatigue; ‘Wish Upon’ gets lost, while ‘The Big Sick’ places No. 5 in its nationwide expansion. Director Matt Reeves’ War for the Planet of the Apes succeeded in scaring off Spider-Man: Homecoming at the North American box
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