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UPDATE 1-'Ouija' spells out win on U.S., Canada movie charts

reuters.com — By Lisa Richwine and Chris Michaud LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK Oct 26 (Reuters) - "Ouija", a horror film inspired by the board said to contact the dead, haunted the top of movie charts in the United States and Canada, collecting $20 million in weekend ticket sales and knocking Brad Pitt's "Fury" out of first place.

'Ouija' spells out win on U.S., Canada movie charts

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst Cast member Brad Pitt points out former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell (not pictured) to photographers as he arrives on the red carpet at the premiere of World War II film ''Fury'' at the Newseum in Washington October 15, 2014.

Brad Pitt's 'Fury' all the rage at U.S., Canada box office

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Columbia Pictures 1 of 2. Shia LaBeouf as Boyd 'Bible' Swan, Logan Lerman as Norman, Brad Pitt as Wardaddy, Michael Pena as Trini 'Gordo' Garcia and Jon Bernthal as Grady 'Coon-Ass' Travis in Columbia Pictures' Fury. "Fury" kicked two-time box office leader "Gone Girl" to second place.

Brad Pitt's 'Fury' all the rage at U.S., Canada box office

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Neil Hall Actors (L-2nd R) Jon Bernthal, Logan Lerman, Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, and Michael Pena pose with director David Ayer during a photocall for their film ''Fury'' in London October 19, 2014. "Fury" kicked two-time box office leader "Gone Girl" into second place, with the thriller, which stars Ben Affleck, collecting $17.8 million from Friday through Sunday, according to data from tracking firm Rentrak.

UPDATE 1-Brad Pitt's 'Fury' all the rage at U.S., Canada box office

reuters.com — By Lisa Richwine and Chris Michaud LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK Oct 19 (Reuters) - Brad Pitt's gritty World War Two drama "Fury" conquered all box office foes over the weekend, ringing up $23.5 million in ticket sales at theaters in the United States and Canada. "Fury" kicked two-time box office leader "Gone Girl" to second place.

Netflix's U.S. growth slows, shares plunge

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mike Blake The Netflix logo is shown in this illustration photograph in Encinitas, California October 14, 2014. The company blamed a $1 price hike to $8.99 a month for discouraging new sign-ups. It lured 3.02 million new streaming customers globally, versus the 3.69 million it projected in July.

Netflix's U.S. growth slows, shares plunge

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Mike Blake The Netflix logo is shown in this illustration photograph in Encinitas, California October 14, 2014. Netflix net added 3.02 million customers worldwide in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, below its forecast of 3.69 million.

Netflix’s U.S. growth slows, shares plunge

theglobeandmail.com — Netflix Inc. signed up fewer video streaming subscribers than forecast for the quarter that ended in September as its U.S. growth slowed markedly, sending its shares plunging as much as 27 per cent. The company, which operates in nearly 50 countries, blamed a $1 price hike, to $8.99 (U.S.)

Netflix movie push aims to freshen streaming content

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes An USB key with the logo of Netflix, the American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media, is seen in this illustration photo, in Paris September 15, 2014. With a sequel to martial-arts drama "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" and four Adam Sandler movies, Netflix will have brand-new content for subscribers around the world.

‘Gone Girl’ tops box office over 4 new films

reviewjournal.com — LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - Ben Affleck's movie thriller "Gone Girl" dominated U.S. and Canadian movie charts for a second consecutive weekend, collecting $26.8 million in ticket sales to beat back challenges from four new films that fought for moviegoer dollars.
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