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Mark Wahlberg's 'Patriots Day' and 'La La Land' to battle 'Hidden Figures' for box office win

Mark Wahlberg's 'Patriots Day' and 'La La Land' to battle 'Hidden Figures' for box office win

“Patriots Day,” the new Mark Wahlberg movie about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, will battle space-race drama “Hidden Figures” for the top spot on the box-office charts this holiday weekend.

But both will face heavy competition from Oscar favorite “La La Land” as the modern-day musical tries to convert critical accolades into commercial success.

Produced by CBS Films and distributed by Lionsgate, “Patriots Day” is expected to gross a Boston-strong $18 million to $20 million at domestic theaters Friday through Monday during the long Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, according to people who have read pre-release audience...

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