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'Fury': How does its box office stack up against other WWII epics?
'Fury': How does its box office stack up against other WWII epics?

"Fury," writer-director David Ayer's World War II drama starring Brad Pitt as the steely leader of an American tank crew, rolled into a box-office battle over the weekend and emerged victorious once the smoke cleared. Taking in an estimated $23.5 million in the U.S. and Canada, the film beat out "Gone Girl" for the No. 1 spot. En route to garnering generally positive reviews and an A-minus CinemaScore, "Fury" demonstrated that WWII movies can still bring audiences to the multiplex. Although it's an impressive feat to win the weekend with a serious, R-rated drama — particularly one whose grim violence can be a challenge for viewers — the...

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