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Box Office: July 22-24, 2016: STAR TREK BEYOND, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS, GHOSTBUSTERS

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Box Office: July 22-24, 2016

Star Trek Beyond was Number One at the box office over the weekend with $59.6 Million. The Secret Life of Pets was Second with $29.3 Million for $260.7 Million so far. Ghostbusters was Third with $21.6 Million. Lights Out premiered in Fourth Place with $21.6 Million. Ice Age: Collision Course premiered in Fifth Place with $21 Million. Finding Dory, The Legend of Tarzan, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party, The Infiltrator rounded out the top ten respectively.

Star Trek Beyond is a 2016 American science fiction action film directed by Justin Lin from a screenplay by Simon Pegg and Doug Jung, based on the series Star Trek, created by Gene Roddenberry. It is the thirteenth film in the Star Trek film franchise and the third installment in the reboot series, following Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013). Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto reprise their roles as Captain James T. Kirk and Commander Spock, with Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, John Cho and Anton Yelchin reprising their roles from the previous films. Idris Elba and Sofia Boutella also join the cast.

Lights Out is a 2016 American supernatural horror film, directed by David F. Sandberg (in his major directorial debut), written by Eric Heisserer, and starring Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Billy Burke and Maria Bello. It is based on Sandberg’s 2013 short film of the same name and features Lotta Losten, who starred in the short.

Ice Age: Collision Course is a 2016 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by Blue Sky Studios. It is directed by Mike Thurmeier and Galen T. Chu and written by Michael J. Wilson. It is the fifth installment in the Ice Age film series and a sequel to 2012’s Ice Age: Continental Drift.

The film stars Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Keke Palmer, Jennifer Lopez, Simon Pegg and Chris Wedge all reprise their roles from previous films. New additions to the cast include Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Adam DeVine, Nick Offerman, Max Greenfield, Stephanie Beatriz, Melissa Rauch, Michael Strahan, Jessie J and Neil deGrasse Tyson.

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