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‘Joker’ Retakes Top Spot At Box Office

Joker

In a supervillain showdown, Joker edged out Maleficent: Mistress of Evil at the weekend box office. Warner Bros. is estimating a North American gross of $18.9 million for Joker, while Disney shows Maleficent at $18.5 million. It’s always possible the order could change when final weekend numbers are tallied on Monday. The top 12 films of the …

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‘Maleficent 2’ Barely Tops A Struggling Box Office

Maleficent Mistress of Evil

There was nothing magical about the domestic box office debut of the Angelina Jolie-starrer Maleficent: Mistress of Evil over the weekend. The sequel stumbled to first place with $36 million from 3,790 theaters, well behind expectations and more than 45 percent behind the $69.4 million launch of Maleficent five years ago. It also supplanted Dumbo to …

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‘Joker’ Repeats At Top Of Box Office

Joker

Joker is laughing all the way to the bank, earning an outstanding $55 million in its sophomore weekend for a 10-day domestic total of $192.7 million and a massive global haul of $543.9 million. Joker easily remained at No. 1, although MGM and United Artists Releasing’s early Halloween family pic The Addams Family came …

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‘Joker’ Has Last Laugh At Box Office

Joker

Todd Phillips’ Joker had the last laugh in its box office debut, earning a huge $93.5 million domestically from 4,374 theaters to set a new opening record for the month of October despite heightened security at cinemas across the U.S. The dark, R-rated supervillain movie starring Joaquin Phoenix as the mentally ill …

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‘Abominable’ Scales To The Top Of The Box Office

Abominable

DreamWorks Animation’s Abominable easily scaled the box office chart over the weekend with a winning $20.9 million from 4,242 theaters. The PG-rated pic chronicles the adventures of a teenager (Chloe Bennet) and her two friends (Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Albert Tsai) who embark on a 2,000-mile adventure across China to the majestic Himalayas …

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‘Downton Abbey’ Tops Box Office

Downton Abbey

In a surprise upset, Downton Abbey won the crowded weekend box office race with a better-than-expected $31 million from 3,079 theaters, lording over the final installment in Sylvester Stallone’s iconic Rambo action franchise and a new space thriller featuring one of the world’s biggest movie stars, Brad Pitt. The top 12 films of the …

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‘It Chapter Two’ Tops Box Office For Second Week

It Chapter Two

It: Chapter Two stayed atop the chart in its second weekend with a strong $41 million, while ‘The Goldfinch’ marked one of the worst starts ever for a movie opening in more than 2,500 cinemas. It: Chapter Two, which earned $40.7 million in its sophomore outing for a domestic total …

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‘It: Chapter Two’ Terrifies Box Office

It Chapter Two

New Line’s R-rated It: Chapter Two opened to $91 million domestically in a needed win for the film industry after a brutal August. And while the sequel didn’t match the record-shattering launch of the first film, it’s still the second-best horror bow of all time and the second-biggest for the month of …

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