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March 21, 2017
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Trivia Question

What film is the highest-grossing film to never hit #1 at the box office?

Hot & Recent New Releases

Sing

Sing (PG)

Not yet at Redbox or Netflix

COMEDY/MUSICAL—Theater owner stages a singing contest to save theater.

Starring: Matthew McConaughey (voice), Reese Witherspoon (voice), Seth MacFarlane (voice)
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Assassin's Creed

Assassin's Creed (PG-13)

Not yet at Redbox or Netflix

ACTION—Man unlocks his genetic memories and amasses knowledge.

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Irons
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Live by Night

Live by Night (R)

Not yet at Redbox or Netflix

CRIME—Son of a cop goes down a reckless path to get get revenge.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Sienna Miller
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A Kind of Murder

A Kind of Murder (R)

Now Available to Rent

SUSPENSE—Architect becomes obsessed with an unsolved murder.

Starring: Jessica Biel, Haley Bennett, Patrick Wilson
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Entertainment News

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At the Box Office

  1. Beauty and the Beast
  2. Kong: Skull Island
  3. Logan
  4. Get Out
  5. The Shack
  6. The LEGO Batman Movie
  7. The Belko Experiment
  8. Hidden Figures
  9. John Wick: Chapter Two
  10. Before I Fall

Click to see when any of these will be on DVD or Blu-ray.

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Answer to Trivia

For the last 15 years, this question has had a rather simple answer, My Big Fat Greek Wedding. The smash hit independent film enjoyed a continuous run of 52 weeks of charting on the box office report. Yes, that's right, it played in theaters for an entire year.

While it peaked at #2 and spent most of September of 2002 in the second spot at the box office, it was never able to make it #1 on the chart. However, the film still managed to gross a spectacular $241.4 million at the box office against a $5 million production budget.

Like all good records, it was destined to fall and last year, Sing took over the distinction of being the top-grossing film to never hit #1 at the box office when it earned $269.4 million. It opened in second place, but thanks to Rogue One, it never earned the top spot.

Unlike My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Sing has earned its box office in 13 weeks (thus far). It finished in 20th place this past weekend, but will probably drop quickly now that it is available on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD.

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