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The Secret Life of Pets beat out Ghostbusters for the box office crown, making $50.56 million over the weekend. Ghostbusters did solid business with a $46 million opening, with The Legend of Tarzan coming in a distant third with just $11.1 million. Even with its strong debut, Ghostbusters cost an estimated $144 million (this figure [...]


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The Secret Life of Pets was the big winner at the box-office, as the animated flick made $103.2 million it its debut. The Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates came in at #4 with $16.6 million. Here’s the top 10:

1. The Secret Life of Pets - $103 million

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Finding Dory continues to steamroll the competition as the animated feature made $73.2 million over the weekend, besting newcomer Independence Day: Resurgence (#2 with an excellent $41.6 million take). Although the Blake Lively shark thriller The Shallows managed a fourth place finish with $16.7 million, the picture did just fine since the movie’s budget is [...]


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Finding Dory’s #1 debut at the box-office was expected, but its $136.2 million showing bests the previous animated movie opening record (2007’s Shrek the Third took in $121.6 million). Coming in a distant second, but also doing well, was the Dwayne Johnson/Kevin Hart comedy Central Intelligence, which made $34.5 million. Here’s this weekend’s top 10:

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In a year that has yielded poorly performing sequels, The Conjuring 2 bucked the trend with a strong $40.35 million showing. That film took first place, and although fellow newcomer Warcraft was #2 at the box office, its $24.35 million take in the U.S. was disappointing. Warcraft, however, is doing brisk business overseas with a [...]


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As expected Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows dominated the box office, as the feature made over $35.2 million in its debut weekend. X-Men: Apocalypse came in at #2 with a solid $22.3 million take, but the figure was a 66% drop-off from its first weekend. Considering the film was made for just [...]


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X-Men Apocalypse was the #1 film over the Memorial Day Weekend, as the flick made $65 million to easily best fellow newcomer Alice Through The Looking Glass which made $28.1 million. Considering Alice’s estimated budget is $170 million, the film’s opening weekend was a disappointment. Meanwhile, The Angry Birds Movie continued its strong run with [...]


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The Angry Birds Movie, the animated film based on one of the most popular app games in history, was the runaway winner over the weekend with a $39 million debut. Captain America: Civil War had another solid outing with a second place finish ($33.1 million) and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising also finished strong with $21.7 [...]


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There is no stopping the cash cow known as Captain America: Civil War as the film remained at the top spot this weekend with $72.6 million. There was a time when George Clooney and Julia Roberts would simply translate to big box-office business, but Money Monster is no Ocean’s Eleven, and its [...]


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Captain America: Civil War debuted with a highly impressive $181.8 million, as the movie has the honors of being the first best domestic opener of all time (the #1 slot goes to Star Wars: The Force Awakens with $248 million). The film’s foreign box-office take of $496.6 million is just as impressive, and the [...]


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