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Weekend Box Office: ‘The Girl on the Train’ Rides to $24.7M Debut

Emily Blunt Psychological Thriller

DreamWorks’ mystery The Girl on the Train easily won the box office with an estimated $24.7 million. Made for $45 million, the Emily Blunt psychological thriller received a B- CinemaScore from audiences.

Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children dropped a spot to second place falling only 48.0% to $15 million for a domestic total of $51.1 million for Fox.

The 2016 Sundance Film Festival Winners List

The 2016 Film Festival Winners

The 2016 Sundance Film Festival concluded Saturday night, January 30 with a special awards ceremony, which saw big win for Nate Parker’s powerful directional debut The Birth of a Nation.

Nat Turner slave rebellion drama that sold to Fox Searchlight for a record price of $17.5 million, was named the U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize winner and also won the Audience Award in that category,