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American Sniper Destroys Box Office Competition Yet Again

Truth rating: 10
American Sniper Box Office

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American Sniper continues to dominate the box office. The controversial but wildly successful war movie earned $64.4 million and the top spot, laying waste to the competition for the second straight weekend. It’s now approaching the $200 million mark overall after setting January and Martin Luther King Day Weekend records last week.

The Jennifer Lopez thriller The Boy Next Door came in a distant second place with $15 million. And Paddington nabbed third with $12.4 million.

American Sniper Breaks January Box Office Records

Truth rating: 10
American Sniper Box Office

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American Sniper broke box office records in its first weekend in wide release. After three weeks of extremely limited showings, the Clint Eastwood-directed film, starring Bradley Cooper as real-life military sharpshooter Chris Kyle, finally became available nationwide, coincidentally right after the film scored a Best Picture Oscar nod, as well as a nomination for Cooper. Get the latest box office numbers here!

Taken 3 Soars To Opening Weekend Win

Truth rating: 10
Taken 3 Box Office

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Taken 3 is a hit. The latest installment in the Liam Neeson action franchise is on pace for a $38 million debut at the box office this weekend, according to early estimates. That total would give it an easy victory over the Martin Luther King, Jr. historical drama Selma, which is expected to open in second place with roughly $11.5 million.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Soldiers To Top Of Box Office

Truth rating: 10
Hobbit Box Office

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies beat out Into The Woods and Unbroken for yet another box office weekend crown. The final installment of the epic fantasy earned $21.9 million in its third week of release. That was enough to edge out Into The Wood, the star-studded musical, which came in second with $19.1 million. Nabbing third was Unbroken, Angelina Jolie’s directorial effort, which made $18.4 million.

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Wins Post-Christmas Box Office (UPDATE)

Truth rating: 10
Hobbit Box Office

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies won the post-Christmas weekend at the domestic box office with $41.4 million for the Friday-Sunday period. The movie, the last in the The Hobbit trilogy, marked its second week at the top of the box office. Get the full Top 10 here!

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Fights To Top Of Box Office (UPDATE)

Truth rating: 10
Hobbit Box Office

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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies crushed the box office competition and easily won its first weekend of release. The movie, the last in the high-earning franchise, brought in $56.2 million for the three-day period. Its total debut since premiering on Wednesday came to $90.6 million. What about the rest of the box office? Check out the FULL Top 10 here!

Exodus: Gods and Kings Marches To Top Of Box Office In Opening Weekend

Truth rating: 10
Exodus Gods Kings Box Office

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Exodus: Gods and Kings marched to the top of the box office in its opening weekend. The Biblical epic, starring Christian Bale as Moses and Joel Edgerton as Ramses, earned $24.5 million in its debut. That was enough to seize the top spot from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. See the FULL Top 10 here!

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Continues To Dominate Box Office

Truth rating: 10
Mockingjay Box Office

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 continues to destroy the box office competition. The blockbuster third installment in the hit franchise earned $21.6 million on an otherwise slow weekend to retain the box office crown. Mockingjay crossed the milestone $250 million mark at the domestic box office, and now has a total gross of $257.7 million in just three weeks. See the full Top 10 here!

Mockingjay Beats The Stuffing Out Of Thanksgiving Weekend Competition

Truth rating: 10
Mockingjay Box Office

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 beat the stuffing out of its Thanksgiving Weekend competition, and set a record in the process. The Jennifer Lawrence juggernaut earned approximately $82.7 million for the five-day holiday period, running away with the box office crown for a second straight week.

That haul was enough to make the record books. The Mockingjay total is the third highest of all time for the Thanksgiving Wednesday-Sunday frame, behind Frozen ($93.6 million) and Mockingjay‘s predecessor, Catching Fire ($109.9 million).

In second place for this weekend was The Penguins of Madagascar. See the FULL Top 10 here!

Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Soars To Opening Weekend Blowout Win

Truth rating: 10
Mockingjay Box Office

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 crushed the box office competition, earning $123 million in its opening weekend. That allowed the blockbuster Jennifer Lawrence sequel to easily win the #1 spot.

Despite that success, Mockingjay – Part 1 had a lower domestic opening than its predecessor, Catching Fire. That flick opened with $158.1 million last year, topping the first installment, The Hunger Games, which debuted with $152. 5 million in 2012. Nevertheless, Mockingjay – Part 1 is the biggest opening of 2014. See this weekend’s full Top 10 here!

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