'Get Out' Takes Over #1 Spot at Weekend North American Box Office
00:45, Feb 28, 2017
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It's receiving unanimous praise from critics (it's at 100 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, a rarity for any film, much less a horror film), and audiences have been keenly receptive.
A Chinese-American production, Rock Dog is projected to open in the $4 million to $5 million range and is counting on being a strong DVD player.
The Lego Batman Movie continues to hang on at #2, with an estimated $19 million at the domestic box office in its third weekend. Peele's movie is also blowing through recent estimation from Universal, which has hooked the opening weekend in the $18 million range and heading for a $10 million opening day on Friday.
Get Out ended up making $30 million, more than anyone might have anticipated. In fact, it's the rare horror movie that actually improves on its box office over the course of the weekend. Blumhouse is scheduled to release four more movies this year. In Jordan Peele's directorial debut, Daniel Kaluuya stars as a young black man who accompanies his white girlfriend (played by Girls star Allison Williams) to her family's house for the first time.
For those who are unaware, Jordan Peele is the highly acclaimed comedy actor from the hit TV show, Key & Peele, as reported by Deadline. On the ugly side, the two other openers include Rock Dog, another made on the cheap animated release from Lionsgate, and Collide, a film with a stellar cast that includes Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, and Anthony Hopkins, but was a Relativity Media castoff that was picked up and ignored by Open Road Films.
The box-office landscape changes dramatically next weekend, when X-Men spinoff Logan debuts, followed by Kong: Skull Island on 10 March and Beauty and the Beast on 17 March.
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Its domestic take is now just over $133 million with its global haul now standing at an impressive $200 million.
One can expect Fifty Shades Darker and John Wick: Chapter Two to show up in the final top five as well, rounded out by The Great Wall or, possibly, either Hidden Figures or La La Land in one last catch-up round before Sunday's Oscars.
What a weird and wild February it has been at the box office.
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He accused "animal rights activists and extremists" of erroneously reporting the video to YouTube as nude, sexual content. HollywoodLifers , were you excited to see the baby giraffe be born? Thousands of eyes are on April the giraffe.
The series was the first reality show of its kind, using an arbitrage-based system to settle small claims disputes. Joseph was a USC Law grad and WWII vet and had been awarded both the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star.
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There's been a wide-ranging welcome for the announcement of two new low cost services from Shannon to the USA this summer. In the end, however, the outgoing Obama administration cleared the application. "These new flights are a starting point".
They were sent to the heads of key agencies, including Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This would be used for people who aren't considered a threat to cross the border illegally again, the memo said .
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Lightning trade Ben Bishop to Los Angeles
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Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, but Risks Too
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