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‘War Room’ overtakes ‘Straight Outta Compton’ for top spot at weekend box office

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Source: TriStar Pictures

As the saying goes: All good things must come to an end and it looks as though Straight Outta Compton has seen the end of its run as box office champion as the faith-based drama War Room edges it out of the top spot at the weekend box office.

It was a noticeably slow week, as not a single film was able to earn $10 million.

War Room’s draw of $9.3 million was good enough to outdo Compton, which only brought in $8.8 million. Nick Nolte and Robert Redford’s buddy comedy, A Walk In The Woods, nabbed $8.4 million to place third, while Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation fell a spot from last week to land at number four with $7.15 million. And rounding out the top five is the action adventure Transporter Refueled, which narrowly missed tying Mission with $7.13 million collected.

For the full weekend top 10, check out the list below:

1. War Room  – $9.3 M

2. Straight Outta Compton – $8.8M

3. A Walk In The Woods – $8.4M

4. Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation – $7.15M

5. The Transporter Refueled  – $7.13M

6. No Escape $5.4M

7. The Man From U.N.C.L.E.$3.44M

8. Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos $3.43M

9. Sinister 2 – $3.3M

10. Inside Out  $3.1M

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