Tyler Perry Madea

Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween is #1 at the box office for the 2nd straight week. 'Boo!' beat out Tom Hanks' 'Inferno,' earning more than $17.2 million over the weekend for a two-week total of $52.6 million.

Perry expressed his gratitude in email blasts to subscribers on his mailing list.

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Director, playwright, and actor Tyler Perry is celebrating the #1 box office success of his latest movie, 'Boo! A Madea Halloween'. The holiday film edged out Tom Cruise's 'Jack Reacher: Never Go Back' with ticket sales of $17.6 million.

But Perry regrets his struggles to reach white audiences with his hit movies.

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Al Sharpton

Fox Searchlight's Oscar hopeful Birth of a Nation fell short of expectations at the box office this weekend.

The scandal-plagued movie was expected to bring in at least $10 million in ticket sales. But 'Nation' earned only $350,000 on Friday and will finish the 3-day weekend just under $8 million.

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Leslie Jones

The all-female remake of Ghostbusters just barely beat box office estimates this weekend.

The comedy-action film -- starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, opened with $45 million at 3,950 locations on Friday and Saturday to take the #2 spot.

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straight outta compton

Universal's gangsta rap biopic Straight Outta Compton -- about influential gangsta rap group NWA -- took in a record $60.2 million in box office receipts in the 1st weekend of release.

Click below to see which city raked in the most cash at the ticket windows for Straight Outta Compton.

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Rihanna Home tops Get Hard

Another family-oriented movie won big at the box office this past weekend. Rihanna's animation family movie Home easily took first place with $54 million in ticket sales. Its closest competition, Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell's comedy film Get Hard pulled in a respectable $34.6 million.

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'The Other Woman' Tops Box Office With $24.7M

20th Century Fox's 'The Other Woman' edged out 'Captain America' to top the box office this weekend. The Other Woman, starring Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and rapper Nicki Minaj, took in $24.7 million from a mostly female audience.

In The Other Woman, three women find out they are being cheated on by the same man, and join forces to get payback. It is a plot that many women can identify with (what man doesn't cheat?)

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