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Box Office Top 20: 'A Quiet Place' narrowly beats 'Rampage'

Apr. 23, 2018 6:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Krasinski's thriller "A Quiet Place" rose to the top spot of the box office in its third weekend in theaters, just barely beating out last week's champ "Rampage" for the title. "A Quiet Place" added $20.9 million from North American theaters, bringing its domestic total to $131.3...

'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

Apr. 22, 2018 3:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation "A Quiet Place" finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson's "Rampage." This time buzz had the slight advantage. Studio estimates on Sunday have placed "A Quiet Place," with $22...

Box Office Top 20: 'Rampage' scores No. 1 with $35.8 million

Apr. 16, 2018 6:54 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dwayne Johnson movie "Rampage" opened in first place over the weekend, beating out stiff competition from last weekend's champ "A Quiet Place." ''Rampage" grossed a mightier than expected $35.8 million from North American theaters, and $115.8 million globally. Paramount's buzzy...

In a close race, 'Rampage' takes No. 1 from 'A Quiet Place'

Apr. 15, 2018 3:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a wobbly start, Dwayne Johnson muscled his way to a No. 1 opening for "Rampage" — but just barely. Close on its heels was the word-of-mouth sensation "A Quiet Place" in its second week in theaters, and not too far behind that was the Blumhouse horror "Truth or Dare" in a...

Facebook and Occidental Petroleum climb while CBS slumps

Apr. 11, 2018 4:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday: Analogic Inc., down $12.70 to $83.35 The medical and security imaging equipment maker agreed to be bought for $84 a share, less than investors hoped. Fastenal Co., down $3.37 to $51.05 The maker of industrial and construction...

Box office Top 20: 'A Quiet Place' makes noise with $50.2M

Apr. 9, 2018 7:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — John Krasinski's "A Quiet Place" blasted past expectations to notch the second-best debut of the year, opening with $50.2 million in ticket sales, according to final studio figures Monday. The Paramount Pictures thriller, the third film directed by the former "The Office" star, had been...

'A Quiet Place' roars at box office with $50M debut

Apr. 8, 2018 3:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — John Krasinski's "A Quiet Place" made a thunderous debut at the box office, opening with $50 million in ticket sales and rumbling to the year's second-best weekend after "Black Panther," according to studio estimates Sunday. The Paramount Pictures thriller far exceeded expectations to land...

GM and CBS climb while Signet and Celgene skid

Apr. 3, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: General Motors Co., up $1.18 to $36.94 The automaker said its sales jumped in March. CBS Corp., up $2.15 to $52.86 According to media reports, CBS may soon make an offer for corporate sibling Viacom for less than Viacom's current...

Markets Right Now: Late rally sends US stock indexes higher

Apr. 3, 2018 4:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks moved sharply higher in the last hour of trading, allowing the market to claw back a good part of the ground it lost a day earlier. Indexes had spent most of Tuesday wobbling between gains and losses....

Spielberg's 'Ready Player One' tops holiday box office

Apr. 1, 2018 3:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steven Spielberg has found his way back to the top of the box office with the action-adventure "Ready Player One," while Tyler Perry has scored again with "Acrimony." Studio estimates on Sunday say Spielberg's virtual reality-focused film earned a solid $53.2 million in its first four...