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MLK Weekend Estimates: ‘Glass’ Cracks $41M/$48M 3-Day/4-Day Start; ‘The Upside’ Holds Strong at $14M/$17M; ‘Aquaman’ Adds $10.9M/$13.6M


Saturday Update: Universal reports Glass debuted with $16 million on opening day Friday, including Thursday night’s $3.7 million start. That represents the third best-ever opening Friday on MLK weekend, following American Sniper‘s $30.3 million in 2015 and Cloverfield‘s $17.2 million in 2008. It’s also...

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Early Weekend Estimates: ‘Split’ Wows with Excellent $38.5M Launch; ‘xXx 3’ Starts Modestly ($19.4M); ‘Hidden Figures’ Adds $16.9M; ‘The Founder’ Eyes $2.8M; ‘Silence’ Expands to $1M

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Saturday Update: M. Night Shyamalan’s Split amassed a stellar $14.6 million opening day on Friday (including Thursday evening’s $2.0 million), far surpassing industry and studio expectations as the second straight successful launch from the pairing of Shyamalan and low-budget horror producer Jason Blum....