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Tyler Perry’s Madea Scares Away Box Office Competition

Tyler Perry’s latest movie, Boo! A Madea Halloween, easily won the weekend box office with $28.5MM (adjusted up from $27.6MM).  Not only did it beat Tom Cruise’s Jack Reacher: Never Go Back by $5.6MM but doubled it on a per screen count, $12,611 vs. $6,051. Rounding out the top five were Ouija: Origin of Evil (which also premiered this weekend) at $14.1MM, Ben Affleck’s The Accountant and the third week for The Girl on the Train.

Rank Title  Wknd B.O. (In millions)   Release Week   Theater Count   $ / Theater
1 Boo! A Madea Halloween  $28.5  1  2,260  $12,611
2 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back  $22.9  1  3,780  $6,051
3 Ouija: Origin of Evil  $14.1  1  3,167  $4,441
4 The Accountant  $13.6  2  3,332  $4,095
5 The Girl on the Train  $7.2  3  3,091  $2,318
Source: Box Office Mojo

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