The snowy frontier saga "The Revenant" weathered a blizzard-ravaged box office.
Weekend movie-going was affected up and down the East Coast by Winter Storm Jonas, which forced theater closures in Washington D.C. and New York, and caused hundreds of theaters to suspend showings. Studio executives said the storm had a major effect on business.
"It had a huge effect on the entire marketplace," said Kevin Grayson, head of domestic distribution for STX Entertainment, which debuted the horror thriller "The Boy." ''Anywhere from 300 to 400 theaters were affected."
Fittingly, the film that most flourished in the frigid winter weather was...