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'Skyscraper' collapses as 'Hotel Transylvania 3' lures family audiences to summer box office

“That’s Dwayne Johnson’s bread and butter,” said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at ComScore, of Johnson’s international appeal. “‘Rampage’ earned three times more internationally than in North America. Just before that you had ‘Jumanji,’ which performed really well. The output of Dwayne Johnson movies have come, no pun intended, fast and furious over the past year or more.” … ENTERTAINMENT ...

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‘Eighth Grade’ Rules Indie Box Office With Top Screen Average of 2018

“Eighth Grade” is already scoring high marks. The feature debut from writer-director Bo Burnham launched this weekend with $ 255,000. Its debut was especially noteworthy given the film opened in just four theaters, translating to a per-screen-average of $ 63,071.  That was enough to top the record previously held by Fox Searchlight’s “Isle of Dogs.” Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated film, ...

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Box office: 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' skitters to the top, 'Incredibles 2' leaps past $500 million

A less hopeful documentary, “Whitney,” about the life and tragic death of singer Whitney Houston, tallied $ 1.25 million on 452 screens. The film, produced by Roadside Attractions and Miramax, was directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin MacDonald (“The Last King of Scotland,” “Touching the Void”). … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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Box Office: ‘Sicario 2,’ ‘Uncle Drew’ Overperform as ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Repeats No. 1

Though new entries “Sicario: Day of the Soldado” and “Uncle Drew” scored higher debuts than expected, “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” still reigns supreme at the domestic box office. “Fallen Kingdom” picked up $ 60 million from 4,485 locations in its second outing, bringing its domestic tally to $ 264.8 million. Even with a 59% drop, the dinosaur tentpole has nothing to fear. To ...

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Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Shatters Records With Heroic $180 Million Opening

The opening weekend of “Incredibles 2” was, well, incredible. The Disney-Pixar movie flew to a record-breaking launch of $ 180 million in 4,410 locations, easily landing the superhero sequel the best debut of all time for an animated film. That title was previously held by fellow Pixar sequel “Finding Dory,” which bowed with $ 135 million in 2016. “Incredibles 2” ...

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Box Office: ‘Incredibles 2’ Headed for $180 Million-Plus Debut

Disney-Pixar’s “Incredibles 2” is flying to an estimated $ 182 million from 4,410 North American locations in its debut weekend. Disney’s most recent estimate is more conservative, predicting an opening between $ 160 million and $ 170 million. Either way, “Incredibles 2” will become the animated film with the highest ever opening weekend, beating out 2016’s “Finding Dory,” which brought in ...

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