'Dumb and Dumber To' Narrowly Beats 'Big Hero 6' on Box Office

November 17, 2014 8:48 AM

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"" has outsmarted "". The sequel starring and , which came 20 years after the first movie was released in 1994, has proven to be a good cure for nostalgia as it drew the most audience this weekend, raking in an estimated $38.1 million in its first week on domestic box office.

The movie didn't get much love from critics, "but it's the strong brand that drew people and the nostalgia," says Rentrak analyst Paul Dergarabedian. "Harry and Lloyd hit the big screen 20 years ago and it was so over the top, the original achieved cult status. This was pure escapism and it was huge...

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