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Battle at the Box Office

Every week we dive into who won and lost at the weekend box office

Battle at the Box Office 8/27

Crazy Rich Asians remained on top of the box office for another weekend with one of the lowest drops ever between a first and second weekend while The Meg remains strong domestically and worldwide and the other new releases disappointed, if not outright bombed in the case of AXL.
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Battle at the Box Office 8/20

Crazy Rich Asians took the box office title out of the mouth of The Meg and topped the weekend box office while Mile 22 underperformed and Alpha and Mission: Impossible Fallout were neck and neck for the fourth and fifth spots.
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Battle at the Box Office 8/13

Blowing past even the most optimistic expectations, The Meg took the top spot at the box office with over $45 million, which gave Jason Statham his best non-Fast & Furious opening of all time.
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Battle at the Box Office 8/6

Mission: Impossible Fallout maintained it’s number one spot at the box office as the new releases mostly underperformed to downright bombed while Black Panther, still in 25 theaters, crossed over $700 million domestic.
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Battle at the Box Office 7/30

Mission Impossible: Fallout had the biggest opening of the MI franchise and the second biggest opening for star Tom Cruise while Teen Titans Go! underperformed in their big screen debut.
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Battle at the Box Office 7/23

Sequels dominated the box office with 8 of the top ten movies being follow ups in various franchises with The Equalizer 2 coming out on top, just barely, over Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.
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Battle at the Box Office 7/16

The third Hotel Transylvania movie managed to knock out Ant-Man and The Wasp and The Rock to take the top spot at the box office over the weekend.
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Battle at the Box Office 7/10

Ant-Man and The Wasp dominated the weekend with an opening at that was over $12 million above what the first Ant-Man made in its opening weekend while The First Purge continued the solid performances of The Purge franchise for Blumhouse and Fallen Kingdom crossed over the $1 billion mark worldwide.
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Battle at the Box Office 7/2

Fallen Kingdom remained on the top of the box office for a second week in a row while new releases Sicario: Day of the Soldado and Uncle Drew did better than expectations.
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Battle at the Box Office 6/25

Although it didn’t reach the insane heights of Jurassic World, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom still had a gigantic opening while Incredibles 2 also put up a ton of competition and became the second highest grossing film of the summer in its second week of release.
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