Box office: The Accountant balances the books in North America, while Inferno heats up ticket sales overseas


A thriller starring Ben Affleck topped the North American box office this week, but the biggest winner globally was a Da Vinci Code sequel that opened overseas.

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Box office: Girl on the Train speeds past Birth of a Nation


A pulpy thriller beat a former Oscar front-runner at the box office this week.

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Box office: Tim Burton rises to the top of a crowded market


A Tim Burton film led a group of struggling newcomers at the box office this week.

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Box office: Denzel Washington has a Magnificent weekend


Denzel Washington scored one of the biggest openings of his career this week, with a film that proved remakes of classic movies don’t have to be flops.

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Box office: Three new wide releases flop in North America, but Bridget Jones’s Baby is a hit overseas


Three new movies — including a couple of long-delayed threequels — got off to a poor start in North America this week, but one of them was a hit overseas, at least.

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Box office: Sully soars high as the fall awards season begins


A tale of real-life heroism got the fall awards season off to a good start this week.

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