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Weekend Actuals: ‘Split’ $25.6M; ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ $18.2M; ‘Hidden Figures’ $14.0M; ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ $13.6M; ‘La La Land’ $12.2M

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Universal’s Split led the box office for the second consecutive weekend with $25.65 million, a very mild 35.8 percent drop for the usually front-loaded horror genre. Universal’s fellow film A Dog’s Purpose debuted in second place with $18.22 million. Fox’s Hidden Figures took third...

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Weekend Projections: ‘Split’ Repeats w/ $25M; ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Lands $19M; ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ Eyes $13.4M; ‘La La Land’ Rides Oscar Buzz to $12M

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Saturday Update: For the first time since the fourth and fifth weekends of 2002’s Signs, M. Night Shyamalan will reign atop the box office for a second consecutive weekend. Split grabbed another $7.9 million yesterday — down just 46 percent from last Friday’s opening day, a...