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Fury Seizes No. 1 From Gone Girl at Box Offices

Oct 19, 2014

The reign of Gone Girl is over. After two weeks at No. 1 across North American box offices, David Fincher's marital thriller ceded to the World War II movie Fury, which stars Brad Pitt.

The David Ayer-directed film took in $23.5 million in one of the best openings ever for a World War II movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Gone Girl didn't go down without a fight, though: its domestic gross just crossed $100 million and it also beat out the new animated film The Book of Life (featuring the voices of Zoe Saldana and Channing Tatum) for the No. 2 spot.

The Best of Me, starring James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan, became the worst-ever opening for a Nicholas Sparks novel adaptation, coming in fifth place with $10.2 million.

[THR]

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