Box Office: 'Straight Outta Compton,' faith-based 'War Room' in close race

August 29, 2015 3:42 PM

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Box Office: 'Straight Outta Compton,' faith-based 'War Room' in close race

N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" is experiencing unexpected competition at the box office with Christian drama "War Room" pulling in a nearly identical sum from Friday showings.

"Compton" pulled in $3.8 million in Friday grosses, on track for $12 million for the weekend. This means the music drama should hit a total haul of $133 million by the end of the weekend.

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