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Box Office: August 21-23, 2015: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, SINISTER 2

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Box Office August 21-23, 2015. Straight Outta Compton was Number One spot at the box office over the weekend for the second weekend in a row with $26.7 Million for $157.7 Million so far. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation was Second for the second weekend in a row with $11.7 Million for $138.1 Million so far. Sinister 2 premiered in Third Place with $10.6 Million. Hitman: Agent 47 premiered in Fourth Place with $8.2 Million. The Man From U.N.C.L.E. was Fifth with $7.4 Million. American Ultra (which premiered this weekend), The Gift, Ant-Man, Minions, and Fantastic Four rounded out the top ten respectively.

Sinister 2 (also stylized as Sinister II) is a 2015 American supernatural horror film directed by Ciaran Foy and written by Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill. The sequel to the 2012 film Sinister, the film stars James Ransone, reprising his role from the original film, and Shannyn Sossamon as a mother whose sons are tormented by the ghostly children taken by Bughuul at their rural farmhouse.

Hitman: Agent 47 is a 2015 American-German action film directed by Aleksander Bach and written by Skip Woods (who also wrote the original Hitman film) and Michael Finch. It is based on the Hitman video game series, developed by IO Interactive, and its main character, a mysterious assassin known only as Agent 47. The film stars Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto, Ciarán Hinds, Thomas Kretschmann, and Angelababy.

American Ultra is a 2015 American action comedy film directed by Nima Nourizadeh and written by Max Landis. The film stars Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace, Connie Britton, Walton Goggins, John Leguizamo, Bill Pullman, and Tony Hale.

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