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'Mission: Impossible,' 'Vacation' to kick off slower summer month at box office

'Mission: Impossible,' 'Vacation' to kick off slower summer month at box office

The box office is shaping up for a slow start in August, with the latest “Mission Impossible” expected to open with modest ticket sales this weekend. “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” will make about $40 million when it plays in about 3,800 locations beginning Friday, according to people familiar with pre-release audience surveys. The action film, from Paramount and Skydance Productions, cost $150 million to make. Though the year-to-date 2015 box office is up almost 9%, some analysts believe the August slate is not strong enough to make summer grosses surge. Other movies coming out this month include Twentieth Century Fox’s superhero film...

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