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Box office: 'Home' exceeds expectations Friday; 'Get Hard' not soft
Box office: 'Home' exceeds expectations Friday; 'Get Hard' not soft

For DreamWorks Animation, there's no place like "Home." The studio's latest family film is performing far better at the box office this weekend than industry experts predicted -- and should end up easily claiming No. 1 over the prison comedy "Get Hard." On Friday, "Home" -- which features a star-studded voice cast including Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez and Jim Parsons -- grossed $15.6 million, according to an estimate from distributor 20th Century Fox. At this rate, the movie is on pace for a weekend debut of at least $50 million -- about $20 million more than pre-release audience surveys indicated the movie would open with. The R-rated...

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