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Denzel Washington's 'The Equalizer' tops 'The Boxtrolls' at box office
Denzel Washington's 'The Equalizer' tops 'The Boxtrolls' at box office

Denzel Washington brought his might to the box office yet again with his latest action film, “The Equalizer.” The R-rated movie, based on the gritty 1985-89 CBS series starring Edward Woodward, topped all other films with an estimated weekend gross of $35 million in the U.S. and Canada. Produced by Sony Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, the film cost about $55 million to make. The studios had predicted a modest $25 million to $30 million opening. “From the first minute we saw footage of this film, we knew we had something that was special,” said Rory Bruer, distribution president for Sony Pictures. “It’s been a really great weekend.”...

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