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Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' looks strong; 'Transformers' to dominate
Melissa McCarthy's 'Tammy' looks strong; 'Transformers' to dominate

The Fourth of July weekend brings no new big-budget blockbusters, leaving room for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" to continue its box-office dominance. But there should still be room for comic star Melissa McCarthy to deliver another hit. New Line Cinema's $20-million R-rated comedy "Tammy" could gross around $45 million in the United States and Canada through Sunday, after opening at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, according to people who have seen pre-release audience surveys. That should put the film in a solid second-place finish for the five-day period, behind the fourth "Transformers" movie. That Michael Bay-directed tent pole generated $100 million in ticket sales in its box-office debut at...

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