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'Furious 7' rules Friday box office; 'Paul Blart' surprisingly strong
'Furious 7' rules Friday box office; 'Paul Blart' surprisingly strong

"Furious 7," which recently passed $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales, looks poised to dominate the domestic box office for a third straight weekend, bringing in an estimated $8.3 million on Friday. But the surprise so far this weekend has been the relative strength of "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2," Sony's PG-rated sequel to the 2009 Kevin James comedy that is riding the enthusiasm of families and younger viewers. "Paul Blart" segwayed to an estimated $7.3 million on Friday, a stronger-than-expected result given the general critical derision that has greeted the release. With James reprising his role as an incompetent security guard, the...

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