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'The Meg' proves that even a silly shark movie works in this year's box office, as it wins the weekend with a surprising $44.5 million

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Warner Bros.' "The Meg" earned $44.5 million to win the weekend box office.
That doubles the industry projection for the movie.
It's now the highest-grossing live-action shark movie ever , and the biggest opening this summer for a non-sequel movie.
Just how good has this year's summer box office been to Hollywood? Even a shark movie that has more of a "Sharknado" feel than "Jaws" is making a killing at the multiplex.
Warner Bros.' "The Meg," starring Jason Statham versus a prehistoric shark, took in an incredible $44.5 million at the domestic box office, doubling industry...
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