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'Conjuring 2' wins the weekend, but all eyes are on China box office returns for 'Warcraft'

'Conjuring 2' wins the weekend, but all eyes are on China box office returns for 'Warcraft'

Though Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema’s ’“The Conjuring 2” ghosted all of its competition at the weekend box office, all eyes are on the performance of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures’ “Warcraft.” Though the video game adaptation grossed only a modest sum in the U.S and Canada, given its hefty production budget, the picture’s international numbers wildly make up for it.

“Warcraft” grossed an estimated $24.4 million in ticket sales in the U.S., coming in just shy of analyst projections of $25 million and taking the second place spot. The film has a $160 million price tag attached to it, proving that film...

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