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'Straight Outta Compton' Dr. Dre's movie finally bows to 'War Room' at summer box office

'Straight Outta Compton' held on to the top position for  three weeks, with the biopic about N.W.A. far exceeding analysts’ initial predictions.

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'War Room' replaces 'Staright Outta Compton' on top of Box Office list play

'War Room' replaces 'Staright Outta Compton' on top of Box Office list

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Dr. Dre's blockbuster, 'Straight Outta Compton' has dropped from the top spot  after it was beaten by 'War Room' on the box office this weekend.

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Watch trailer for Straight Outta Compton'.

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'Straight Outta Compton' held on to the top position for  three weeks, with the biopic about N.W.A. far exceeding analysts’ initial predictions. And with a relatively small turnout this weekend, the film fell to 'War Room'. The little-known Christian film won first place with just $12.3 million in ticket sales. Coming in second was Straight Outta Compton with $11.2 million.

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A Walk in the Woods

 

Taking a surprising third was the Robert Redford and Nick Nolte movie, A Walk in the Woods, with $10.3 million. Nabbing fourth place was Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation with $9.4 million. And securing fifth was The Transporter Refueled, minus Jason Statham, which took in a haul of $8.7 million.

Owen Wilson in 'No Escape' play

Owen Wilson in 'No Escape'

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Rounding out the Top 10 were the Owen Wilson dramatic thriller No Escape with box office receipts of $6.8 million to take the number six spot, followed by The Man From U.N.C.L.E. with $4.7 million for seventh place.

The critically-acclaimed Pixar movie Inside Out came in eighth with $4.4 million, while ninth place went to the Spanish-language, animated kids’ movie Gallo Con Muchos Huevos with $4.3 million.

Remaining in the Top 10 was Sinister 2 with $4.2 million.

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