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Box Office: August 7-9, 2015: MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION

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Box Office August 7-9, 2015. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation was Number One at the box office over the weekend for the second week in a row with $29.4 Million. Fantastic Four premiered in Second Place with $26.2 Million. The Gift premiered in Third Place with $12 Million. Vacation was Fourth with $9.1 Million. Ant-Man was Fifth with $7.8 Million. Minions, Ricki and the Flash (which premiered this weekend), Trainwreck, Pixels, and Southpaw rounded out the top ten respectively.

Fantastic Four (stylized as Fant4stic) is a 2015 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is the third theatrical Fantastic Four film to be distributed by 20th Century Fox, and a reboot of the Fantastic Four film franchise. Directed by Josh Trank, with a screenplay by Jeremy Slater, Simon Kinberg and Trank, the film stars Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell, Reg E. Cathey, and Tim Blake Nelson. In Fantastic Four, the team must learn to harness abilities gained from an alternate universe to save Earth from a friend turned enemy.

In August 2009, development of the film was announced. In July 2012, Trank was hired to direct and Slater to write the screenplay. In October 2013, Kinberg was hired as a co-writer. By January 2014, Kinberg finished rewriting the script and casting began. Principal photography commenced in May 2014 and concluded in August the same year. The film was shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The Gift is an American psychological thriller film written, produced, and directed by Joel Edgerton, making his directorial debut. The film stars Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall, and Edgerton

Ricki and the Flash is a 2015 American comedy-drama film directed by Jonathan Demme and written by Diablo Cody, about a woman who left her family to become a rock star, and later gets a chance to make amends. The film stars Meryl Streep, Mamie Gummer, Kevin Kline, Sebastian Stan, Rick Springfield, Audra McDonald, and Ben Platt.

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