• Denzel Washington outshines ABBA as 'Equalizer 2' beats 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' in a box office upset

    3 monthes ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Sequels dominated the box office this weekend, with every film in the top five a continuation of an already-established franchise. In a surprising upset, Sony's "The Equalizer 2" beat out Universal's "Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again" for the top spot, opening with $35.8...
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  • Pop & Rock: ‘Mamma Mia! 2' Plays $42M On Offshore Jukebox, ‘Skyscraper' Tops China - International Box Office

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Refresh for latest... : The international box office smorgasbord this weekend was led - outside China - by Universal's new entry Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again which belted out $42.4M to top the 2008 movie's start in 34 out of 41 launch markets. The sun-kissed summer sequel, directed by Ol Parker, was first in line at No. 1 in 24 openings. Combined with domestic , the global launch is $76.8M .
    The tuneful offshore bow comes in 2nd overall with Universal/Legendary's Dwayne...
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  • ‘Blindspotting,' ‘Eighth Grade' Keep Indie Box Office in High Gear

    3 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    While “Equalizer 2” had a surprise upset victory over “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” at the top of the box office charts, the indie box office has been firing on all cylinders, with several titles finding success this weekend. Among them, “Blindspotting” and “Eighth Grade.”
    This weekend's big new release, “Blindspotting,” opened on 14 screens in five cities and earned $332,500 for a per screen average of $23,750. The Oakland-based dramedy starring and written by Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal and released by Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment and Codeblack Films, has earned rave reviews since...
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  • Equalizer 2 Silences Mamma Mia 2 with $35.8M Box Office WinThe

    Equalizer 2 Silences Mamma Mia 2 with $35.8M Box Office WinThe

    3 monthes ago - By Movie Web

    Equalizer 2 Silences Mamma Mia 2 with $35.8M Box Office Win The Denzel Washington-led sequel narrowly took down Mama Mia! 2 for the number one spot at this weekend's box office.
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  • ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' Sends Universal Past $1B Mark At Domestic B.O

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Even though Universal 's original ABBA sequel Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again was unexpectedly beat by Sony's Equalizer 2 for the No. 1 spot at the weekend B.O., $35.8M to $34.4M, the Universal City lot can celebrate that they've clicked past the $1 billion mark at the domestic box office today, making it their eighth time in a row to do so. Universal currently ranks second for the year behind Disney which has amassed $2.55B off its Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar fare.
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  • ‘McQueen' Stylish And ‘Blindspotting' Solid In Debuts, ‘Eighth Grade' Gets High Marks In Week 2 - Specialty Box Office

    3 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Bleecker Street was looking to capture the nonfiction zeitgeist of this spring and summer's robust runs of popular documentaries like Won't You Be My Neighbor? , RBG and Three Identical Strangers , and it appears to have dazzled with its Tribeca premiere McQueen. Directed by Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui, the title about late British fashion sage Alexander McQueen grossed $96,928 in four theaters this weekend in its debut, an average of $24,232 per screen, a number that...
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  • Equalizer 2 Opens Higher Than First Movie At Box Office

    Equalizer 2 Opens Higher Than First Movie At Box Office

    3 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    The Equalizer 2 narrowly won the box office this weekend, topping the debut of its predecessor in the process. Up until this point, Denzel Washington was one of the few big names in Hollywood without a franchise to his name. That all changed when The Equalizer opened in 2014 and earned mostly positive reviews and $192.3 million worldwide against a budget of $55 million. Much like Liam Neeson in the Taken movies, there was an inherent appeal watching the older Washington mow through enemies in an action flick. Even with Washington reuniting with trusted collaborator Antoine Fuqua again...
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  • The Equalizer 2 Edges Out Mamma Mia Sequel at Box Office

    The Equalizer 2 Edges Out Mamma Mia Sequel at Box Office

    3 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

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    The Equalizer 2 edges out Mamma Mia sequel at box office
    In a battle of the sequels at the box office, Columbia Pictures' The Equalizer 2 became the surprise 1 movie in America this weekend, with an estimated domestic total of $35.82 million for the three-day weekend. The R-rated sequel has surpassed the original, exceeded studio and industry expectations, and became the highest grossing opening in Antoine Fuqua's career. Denzel Washington stars in the title role once again in the first sequel of his career. Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Bill Pullman, and Melissa Leo...
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