Weekend Box Office: 'Ben-Hur' Crashes Chariot With $11.4M Opening

August 21, 2016 6:03 PM

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Timur Bekmambetov's Ben-Hur was shut out of the box-office chariot race this weekend, debuting to a mere $11.4 million from 3,804 theaters despite a hefty production of nearly $100 million and getting beat by a pair of smaller new films, War Dogs and Kubo and the Two Strings.

Overall, Warner Bros.' Suicide Squad stayed No. 1 in its third weekend, grossing $20.7 million from 3,924 theaters for a domestic cume of $262.3 million. Overseas, the anti-superhero film passed the $300 million mark after earning another $38 million from 64 markets for a global tally of $572.7 mill...

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