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Straight Outta Compton

I don’t think anyone expected a faith-based film with no ad budget to speak of to win the weekend. War Room took the top spot this weekend with $9.35M and just 1,526 screens. The screen count actually increased by 391 this week, and there is still hardly anything being spent on marketing. The film now… read more

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It was the quietest weekend at the box office so far this year, and it showed. Straight Outta compton took the crown for a third weekend with $13.24M and a new total of $134.12M off of its $28M budget. This makes it the highest grossing musical biopic ever. How long until they try to figure… read more

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Hollywood is going out with a distinct whimper it seems as the summer of 2015 comes to a close. Straight Outta Compton didn’t even break a sweat this weekend to take the number one spot again. It took in $26.76M, a fall of 55.5 percent over its opening weekend, but well within expectations following its… read more

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Universal continued its phenomenal year with yet another win this weekend. Straight Outta Compton took the top spot this weekend with a very healthy $56M off of a $28M budget. This is the best opening ever for a musical biopic, and just about unheard of for a drama during the summer. It’ll be interesting to… read more

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Sometimes you can just tell from day one a film is going to flop, and sure enough it did. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation won its second weekend with a decent drop off of 47 percent to take in $29.4M this weekend and a new domestic total of $108.65M. Globally it stands at $265.35M. Josh… read more

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Welcome to the third of four parts of an analysis of every major film release of 2015. Following up on last year’s product, I’m back with a look at the films of 2015. Something different I’m trying this year is you will first get the quarterly breakdowns, and then an overall post will be like a… read more

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