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Film: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2

#1 movie, weekends of 5/5-5/7/17 and 5/12-5/14/17 Gross: $146,510,104, $65,263,492 What it is: The second entry in Marvel Studios’ series about the adventures of a band of intergalactic misfits. This time around, Quill a.k.a. Star Lord (Chris Pratt), the only seemingly human member of the … Continue reading

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Film: THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS

#1 movie, weekends of 4/14-4/16/17 and 4/21-4/23/17 Gross: $98,786,705, $38,408,415 What it is: The eighth entry in the Fast and Furious action movie franchise (“F8 of the Furious,” get it?), which originated with 2001’s The Fast and the Furious and follows a team of street … Continue reading

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Film: THE BOSS BABY

#1 movie, weekends of 3/31-4/2/17 and 4/7-4/9/17 Gross: $50,198,902, $26,363,488 What it is: A computer-animated children’s film about a boy, Tim, whose new baby brother turns out to be a corporate executive voiced by Alec Baldwin. A lot of high-concept movies would … Continue reading

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Film: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

#1 movie, weekends of 3/17-3/19/17 and 3/24-3/26/17 Gross: $174,750,616, $90,426,717 What it is: A live-action (+ lots of CGI) remake of Disney’s 1991 animated musical about a young woman who is taken prisoner and ultimately falls in love with a prince who has been magically transformed … Continue reading

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Film: KONG: SKULL ISLAND

#1 movie, weekend of 3/10-3/12/17 Gross: $61,025,472 What it is: A King Kong reboot set in 1973 in which a group of scientists and soldiers go to a remote island and end up fighting a gigantic gorilla, plus a bunch of giant … Continue reading

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Film: LOGAN

#1 movie, weekend of 3/3-3/5/17 Gross: $88,411,916 What it is: The tenth movie in Marvel’s X-Men superhero movie franchise, and the third to focus specifically on the character of Wolverine, whose real name happens to be Logan. I have no idea how this … Continue reading

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Film: THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE

#1 movie, weekends of 2/10-2/12/17 and 2/17-2/19/17 Gross: $53,003,468 and $32,655,114 What it is: A tongue-in-cheek animated comedy based on a video game based on the LEGO toy based on the comic book/movie superhero Batman. Also sort of a sequel to 2014’s The LEGO Movie, … Continue reading

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