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'Fury' should top 'Gone Girl' at box office this weekend

'Fury' should top 'Gone Girl' at box office this weekend

The World War II film "Fury" probably won't tank at the box office this weekend.

Brad Pitt's latest action flick is on track to gross up to $30 million, putting it ahead of two-time box-office winner "Gone Girl," according to people who have seen pre-release audience surveys. It will also probably outpace newcomers "Book of Life" and "The Best of Me."

"Fury," which was backed by Columbia Pictures with QED International and LStar Capital, cost about $68 million to make. Sony moved up the release date for the film, which was originally scheduled for Nov. 14, the weekend after Paramount's "Interstellar" and Disney's...