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'The Accountant' outnumbers 'Kevin Hart: What Now?' while 'Max Steel' bombs

'The Accountant' outnumbers 'Kevin Hart: What Now?' while 'Max Steel' bombs

Warner Bros.’ “The Accountant” outperformed fellow new releases, Universal’s “Kevin Hart: What Now?” and Open Road’s “Max Steel,” and holdovers, overtaking the weekend box office.

“The Accountant” pulled in an estimated $24.7 million in the U.S. and Canada, meeting analyst expectations of $20 million to $25 million. Internationally the film grossed an estimated $2.8 million. With a total gross to date this weekend of over $27 million worldwide, Warner Bros. is happy, especially considering they projected a more modest bow of $15 million to $20 million.

“This is such a big win,” said Jeff Goldstein,...

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