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Box Office: Feb. 5-7, 2016: STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Makes $2 Billion World-wide

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Box Office Feb. 5-7, 2016. Kung Fu Panda 3 was Number One at the box office over the weekend for the second week in a row with $21 Million.  Hail, Caesar! premiered in Second Place with $11.4 Million. The Revenant was Third with $7.1 Million for $149.7 Million so far. Star Wars: The Force Awakens was Fourth with $6.8 Million for $905.9 Million so far.  World-wide, Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens has brought in over $2 Billion. The Choice premiered in Fifth Place with $6 Million. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (which premiered this weekend), The Finest Hours, Ride Along 2, The Boy, and Dirty Grandpa rounded out the top ten respectively.

Hail, Caesar! is a 2016 American comedy film written, produced, edited, and directed by Joel and Ethan Coen. The film stars Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, and Channing Tatum. The film is a fictional story that follows the real-life “fixer” Eddie Mannix (Brolin) working in the Hollywood film industry in the 1950s, trying to discover what happened to a cast member who vanishes during filming.

The Choice is a 2016 American romantic drama film directed by Ross Katz and written by Bryan Sipe, based on Nicholas Sparks’ 2007 novel of the same name about two neighbors who fall in love at their first meeting. The film stars Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Maggie Grace, Alexandra Daddario, Tom Welling, and Tom Wilkinson.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (stylized as Pride + Prejudice + Zombies) is a 2016 American comedy horror film based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Seth Grahame-Smith that parodies the 1813 British novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. The film is directed by Burr Steers, who wrote the adapted screenplay, and stars Lily James, Sam Riley, Jack Huston, Bella Heathcote, Douglas Booth, Matt Smith, Charles Dance and Lena Headey.

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