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'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' tie for No. 1 in slow Halloween weekend
'Nightcrawler,' 'Ouija' tie for No. 1 in slow Halloween weekend

The crime thriller “Nightcrawler” starring Jake Gyllenhaal and the horror flick “Ouija” essentially tied for first in a traditionally slow Halloween weekend at the box office. Both films grossed an estimated $10.9 million in the U.S. and Canada. With Halloween falling on a Friday, total box-office receipts of $96 million were down about 24.9% compared with the same weekend last year, when Halloween fell on a Thursday, according to research company Rentrak. In 2008, the last time Halloween fell on a Friday, total box-office receipts fell 37% compared with the same weekend in 2007. "Nightcrawler," which cost $8.5 million to make, met distributor Open...

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