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'The Equalizer' Debuts at Top of Weekend Box Office, 'Maze Runner' Holds Strong at No. 2

'The Equalizer' Debuts at Top of Weekend Box Office, 'Maze Runner' Holds Strong at No. 2

Denzel Washington‘s new film The Equalizer topped this weekend’s box office with a whopping $35 million debut!

According to THR, the action thriller also starring Chloe Moretz, marks the third-best opening of Denzel‘s career behind 2007′s American Gangster and the 2012 hit Safe House.

Holding steady at No. 2 was The Maze Runner, starring Dylan O’Brien and Will Poulter, which brought in an additional $17.5 million in its second weekend for a domestic total of $58 million so far.

The 3D family flick, The Boxtrolls, starring the voices of Isaac Hempstead Wright and Elle Fanning, debuted in the third spot, earning a decent $17.3 million.

Rounding out the top five were the star-studded dramedy This Is Where I Leave You and Dolphin Tale 2, which brought in $7 million and $4.8 million, respectively.

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  • Emma

    I loved Equalizer! What a surprise. I saw it cold (without seeing previews.) My beau loved it too! Go see it. Parents coming to town this week and we plan to take them to see it too. :-)