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With the Oscar ceremony less than two weeks away, the movie is among a number of best-picture nominees parlaying awards attention into box-office gains, including ‘Darkest Hour’ with a mighty $131.6 million in global grosses. In its fifteenth weekend in release, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri continued to impress at the Presidents Day weekend box
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‘Peter Rabbit’ opens to $25 million in the U.S., while Clint Eastwood’s ‘The 15:17 to Paris’ debuts to $12.6 million after getting derailed by many critics. Universal’s Fifty Shades Freed seduced audiences in its worldwide debut, grossing $136.9 million and propelling the female-fueled, Valentine’s Day franchise past the $1 billion mark in global box-office ticket
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The threequel is the final title in the film franchise based on E.L. James’ books. Universal’s Fifty Shades Freed earned a sizzling $5.6 million in Thursday evening previews. The threequel closes out the female-fueled film franchise based on the BDSM-laced novels by E.L. James. Dakota Johnson once again stars as Anastasia Steele, while Jamie Dornan
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Elsewhere, Christian Bale’s ‘Hostiles’ rides into the top five after expanding nationwide, while overseas, ‘Maze Runner’ wows with $62.6 million. Maze Runner: The Death Cure sprinted to the top of box office in its domestic debut over the weekend, unseating Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle with $23.5 million from 3,787 theaters. The final installment in
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‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ is now one of the top-grossing Sony titles of all time in North America; ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ crosses $600 million domestically. Continuing to display impressive staying power, Sony’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle stayed atop the box office in its fifth weekend, earning an estimated $20 million from
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’12 Strong’ and ‘Forever My Girl’ also debut nationwide. Den of Thieves nabbed $950,000 in Thursday preview screenings. STXfilms’ R-rated heist movie stars Gerard Butler as a cop who’s pitted against a crew looking to rob the Federal Reserve Bank in downtown Los Angeles. Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Pablo Schreiber and O’Shea Jackson Jr. are also among
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As it expanded nationwide, ‘The Post’ ranked second with $23.4 million. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle maintained the top spot at the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row, corralling an estimated $35.4 million as the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend unfolded. Steven Spielberg’s The Post posted solid numbers as it expanded nationwide into
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‘Paddington 2,’ ‘Proud Mary’ and ‘The Commuter’ also debut. Fox’s The Post earned $775,000 on Thursday night in its nationwide expansion to 2,375 North American screens this weekend. The Steven Spielberg-direct drama recounts how Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham (Meryl Streep) and editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks) joined forces to defy the government and publish the Pentagon Papers. Playing in just a handful of
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Elsewhere, Aaron Sorkin’s ‘Molly’s Game’ expands nationwide. Insidious: The Last Key scared up $1.98 million in preview screenings on Thursday night for a projected domestic debut in the $21 million-$22 million range as 2018 gets underway at the box office. The Universal horror pic is the fourth outing in the Blumhouse franchise — as well
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Sony’s ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ is the other big holiday winner heading into New Year’s weekend. Disney and Lucasfilm’s The Last Jedi is crossing the $1 billion mark at the global box office as Hollywood bids adieu to 2017. Overall, it’s looking like a strong New Year’s weekend in terms of moviegoing. That’s good
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The three films joined the crowded Christmas parade on Friday; Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Post’ shines in select theaters. Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle continued to dominate the year-end holiday box office on Friday, while Pitch Perfect 3 made a strong entry. Disney and Lucasfilm’s The Last Jedi grossed $24.7
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‘Coco’ stays No. 1 overall on the final weekend before the year-end deluge of tentpoles; ‘Just Getting Started’ marks the final title the once-ambitious Broad Green Pictures will release. James Franco’s The Disaster Artist is transforming into a portrait of a box-office winner. The dramedy, which opened last weekend in 19 theaters to rousing numbers,
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