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'Dory' reigns supreme over 'Legend of Tarzan,' 'BFG' for box office victory

'Dory' reigns supreme over 'Legend of Tarzan,' 'BFG' for box office victory

In a weekend when Warner Bros’ “The Legend of Tarzan” swung higher than expected and Disney-Amblin’s “The BFG” fell short of projections, it was “Finding Dory” that reigned supreme at the box office again, taking the No. 1 spot for the third consecutive week. 

The Disney-Pixar film raked in more than $50 million at the box office according to four-day weekend estimates for the U.S. and Canada, pushing its cumulative domestic earnings to almost $381 million and making it the fifth-highest-grossing North American animated release of all time, tying the total run of “Dory” predecessor “Finding Nemo.”

“Tarzan,” the latest adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1912 creation,...

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