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Box office: 'Ouija' scares away competition for Friday audiences
Box office: 'Ouija' scares away competition for Friday audiences

Friday night was fright night for moviegoers as "Ouija" edged out "John Wick" for box-office dominance heading into the weekend. The Universal Pictures horror film, loosely based on the board game with which players supposedly conjure the dead, drew pre-Halloween ticket sales of an estimated $8.3 million Friday. That's about a third of the $25 million it's expected to bring in through Sunday, according to people who've seen pre-release audience surveys. "John Wick," starring Keanu Reeves as a retired hit man, came in second Friday with an estimated $5.4 million, a better-than-expected start attributable in part to strong reviews. Writing for...

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