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Weekend Box Office: Straight Outta Compton Is #1 Again

image from www.celebrityaccess.comUniversal Music Group's plan to invest in films related to its artists and catalog is certainly paying off. First the Amy Winehouse film was a success, and now NWA's biopic "Straight Outta Compton" is bonafide hit scoring a second surprising week at #1.  Here's the weekend's box office scores:

“It is the movie of the moment, the movie everyone is talking about. Thank goodness for Straight Outta Compton because we definitely need that boost,” says Rentrak senior media analyst Paul Dergarabedian. Top ten domestic box office scores :

image from www.celebrityaccess.com1 Straight Outta Compton Universal $26,756,125
2 Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation Paramount $11,700,000
3 Sinister 2 Focus Features $10,633,000
4 Hitman: Agent 47 20th Century Fox $8,200,000
5 Man From U.N.C.L.E. Warner Bros. $7,420,000
6 American Ultra Lionsgate $5,500,000
7 Gift, The STX Entertainment $4,300,000
8 Ant-Man Disney $4,088,000

via CelebrityAccess

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