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‘Finding Dory’ Holds onto #1 Spot at Holiday Weekend Box Office

‘Finding Dory’ Holds onto #1 Spot at Holiday Weekend Box Office


Finding Dory is still holding onto the #1 spot at the box office, the Finding Nemo sequel brought in $41.4 million over the holiday weekend for a domestic gross of $371.7 million and $538.2 million overseas. These numbers now put Finding Dory in #5 for biggest animated movie of all time.

Coming in second was the debut of The Legend of Tarzan which starred Alexander Skarsgard, Margot Robbie, Christoph Waltz, and Samuel L. Jackson. The $180 million budgeted film brought in $38.5 million over the weekend.

Coming in third was the horror film The Purge: Election Year. The movie brought in $31.3 million beating out Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The BFG, which bombed in fourth place only bringing in $19.6 million. The film cost $140 million to make.

Roland Emmerich’s Independence Day: Resurgence disappointed not only the studios, but also fans. The film came in fifth with $16.5 million in its second weekend, bringing it’s total gross to $72.7 million. The movie currently has a 31% on Rotten Tomatoes, 5.6/10 from movie-goers on IMDB, and a 32/100 Metascore from critics.

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