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‘The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

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LOS ANGELES - “The Predator” is at the top of the food chain in its first weekend in theaters.
20th Century Fox said Sunday that the film earned an estimated $24 million from more than 4,000 North American theaters.
But with an $88 million production price tag, the Shane Black-directed installment in the 30-year-old franchise will be looking to international receipts to offset the cost. This weekend, it earned $30.7 million from 72 foreign markets, bringing the global total to $54.7 million.
Domestic audiences were largely male and white , and underwhelmed, giving the movie a C+...
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Despite Controversy and Poor Reviews, The Predator Tops the Weekend Box Office

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“The Predator,” the latest installment in the sci-fi franchise by 20th Century Fox, topped the box office despite poor reviews and controversy during its rollout.
The film collected an estimated $24 million in theaters in the U.S. and Canada, beating three new releases, ComScore Inc. said in an email Sunday. “A Simple Favor” placed third, “White Boy Rick” came in fourth, and a new faith-based movie “Unbroken: Path to Redemption” was landed in ninth.
Fox tapped director Shane Black, the creator of “Lethal Weapon,” to freshen the three-decade-old “Predator” franchise. But the film has had a...
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‘The Predator' Reboot Wins Box Office Despite Poor Reviews and Actor Controversy

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"The Predator," the latest installment in the sci-fi franchise by 20th Century Fox, topped the box office despite poor reviews and controversy during its rollout.
The film collected an estimated $24 million in theaters in the U.S. and Canada, beating three new releases, ComScore Inc. said in an email Sunday. "A Simple Favor" placed third, "White Boy Rick" came in fourth, and a new faith-based movie "Unbroken: Path to Redemption" was landed in ninth.
Fox tapped director Shane Black, the creator of "Lethal Weapon," to freshen the three-decade-old "Predator" franchise. But the film has had a...
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