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Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' opening: Where does it rate?
Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' opening: Where does it rate?

The results this weekend for Tom Hanks’ hijacking drama “Captain Phillips” — which took in $26 million in U.S. ticket sales from just more than 3,000 theaters -- are a tricky beast to size up. On the one hand, the movie beat expectations; on the other, it was defeated by a holdover, Sandra Bullock’s “Gravity.” Back on that first hand, it was, given how hard it is for stars to open movies, a solid number for a one of the few actors still expected to open movies with ease; on the other, it somehow also seemed  less-than-overwhelming for one of the few actors still expected to open movies with ease. How does "Captain Phillips' "...

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