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  1. 'Furious 8' Will Threepeat, 'Baahubali 2' Looks Strong & 'Guardians 2' Debuts Overseas
    The Fate of the Furious will repeat at the top of the box office one more time this weekend while STX's The Circle should deliver the largest opening among the crop of new releases. One of those new releases, however, is looking like it just might deliver some fireworks, that being the release of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, the sequel to the breakout 2015 hit which is debuting in nearly double the number of theaters in North America compared to the original, which opened with $3.6 million...
  2. 'Furious 8' Tops $900 Million Worldwide as Disney's 'Born in China' Bests All Newcomers
  3. 'Fate of the Furious' Set to Repeat at #1 as Five New Releases Hit Theaters
    SATURDAY AM UPDATE: The Fate of the Furious is right on pace with expectations, bringing in an estimated $11.2 million on Friday, en route to a $35-38 million second weekend. Meanwhile, the film will remain the #1 film in the world this weekend as its international total as of last night is $636.3 million and the international weekend estimate is currently $171 million from 65 territories as it looks to top $910 million by Sunday and will cross $1 billion worldwide next week. Of the new...
  4. 'Fate of the Furious' Debuts with Record International and Worldwide Opening Weekend
    MONDAY PM UPDATE: The Fate of the Furious came in just a bit under $100 million once actuals arrived, putting the film's domestic opening at $98.78 million. However, it's international performance actually improved as the film brought in a record $433.2 million from 63 international markets for a record $532 million global box office debut. You can check out all of this weekend's actual results right here. WEEKEND RECAP: It was close, but just by a hair Universal's The Fate of the F...
  5. 'Fate of the Furious' Revs Engines, Looking at $100+ Million Opening Weekend
    SATURDAY AM UPDATE: After bringing in $10.4 million in late night shows on Thursday night, Universals The Fate of the Furious brought in an estimated $46.5 million on Friday, heading toward a three-day weekend around $103.8 million. Additionally, the film began its international run on Wednesday and has since seen the largest opening day of all-time in Argentina, Colombia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Israel, Lebanon, Malaysia, Peru, Portugal and the United Arab Emirates. Additionally, the...
  6. 'Boss Baby' Repeats at #1 While 'Beauty and the Beast' Closes in on $1 Billion Worldwide
    Fox and DreamWorks Animation's The Boss Baby topped the weekend box office for a second week in a row, once again leading Disney's Beauty and the Beast over the course of what felt like a placeholder weekend as far as new releases are concerned. While Sony's Smurfs: The Lost Village performed mostly as expected and New Line's Going in Style over performed based on expectations, it seems most moviegoers are merely waiting for the next weekend's release of The Fate of the Furious as it looks...
  7. 'Smurfs 3' and 'Going in Style' Debut as Moviegoers Await 'Fast and Furious 8'
    SATURDAY AM UPDATE: While the holdovers are playing mostly as expected, Sony's Smurfs are playing below expectations while New Line's Going in Style is outperforming our weekend forecast. Going in Style brought in an estimated $4.2 million on Friday and is looking at a three-day opening around $12 million or so while Sony's Smurfs: The Lost Village brought in an estimated $4.15 million on Friday and should finish the three-day around $13.5-14.5 million. Going in Style received a "B...
  8. 'Boss Baby' Dethrones 'Beauty and the Beast' as 'Ghost in the Shell' Underperforms
    It's close, but Fox and DreamWorks Animation's The Boss Baby narrowly beat Disney's Beauty and the Beast and delivered a #1 finish this weekend as it vastly over performed pre-release industry expectations. Meanwhile, Paramount's Ghost in the Shell debuted with the opposite result, finishing in third position and well below expectations. Elsewhere, Lionsgate's Power Rangers dropped over 60% in its second weekend while WB's Kong: Skull Island, Fox's Logan and Universal's Get Out delivered t...
  9. 'Boss Baby' and 'Ghost in the Shell' Debut as 'Beauty and the Beast' Eyes Third Week at #1
    SATURDAY AM UPDATE: With an estimated $15.5 million Fox and DreamWorks Animation's The Boss Baby got off to a wonderful start this weekend, topping Friday's box office en route to what looks like a $50-52 million opening weekend. As of right now it's looking like that will be enough to take the weekend #1 crown from Disney's Beauty and the Beast, which brought in an estimated $13 million on Friday and should deliver a weekend around $49 million. Meanwhile, while Boss Baby is over perfor...
  10. Disney's 'Beauty' Delivers Beastly Second Weekend, While 'Power Rangers' Opens with $40.5M
    Disney's Beauty and the Beast delivered a monster second weekend, pulling in enough to make it the fourth largest second weekend of all-time and pushing the film over $315 million in a matter of just ten days. Added to that, Lionsgate's release of Saban's Power Rangers debuted in second place and proved there was still an audience for the franchise that began in the early '90s. Meanwhile, Sony's Life didn't show much of it and WB's CHiPs finished mostly as expected, settling in the lower ha...
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