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Box Office: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Heading to $40 Million-Plus Opening

11 August 2015 5:58 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Straight Outta Compton” is headed straight to the top of the U.S. box office with an opening weekend of more than $40 million in its sights.

That should more than double the opening for Warner Bros.’ spy drama “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.,” which carries plenty of star power with Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer and Alicia Vikander.

The music biopic, focused on the groundbreaking rap group N.W.A, looks likely to keep Universal’s hot streak at the 2015 box office in tact following hits with “Jurassic World,” “Minions,” “Trainwreck,” “Furious 7” and “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

The most conservative estimates for “Straight Outta Compton,” co-financed by Legendary Pictures with a budget of $29 million, have placed the debut in the $25 million to $29 million range. Tracking is strongest among African-American and caucasian male audiences but Phil Contrino, VP and chief analyst at, said the movie is showing plenty of traction »

- Dave McNary

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Red band trailer for F. Gary Gray's N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton

9 February 2015 12:44 AM, PST | | See recent JoBlo news »

A red band trailer for the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton has been released, and besides giving us a first look at the upcoming film about the rise of the historic rap group, the trailer also features an introduction by Dr. Dre and Ice Cube.There really hasn't been a great hip-hop biographical movie in my opinion (8 Mile was only inspired by Eminem's life before he made it big, and although Jamal Woolard's performance in Notorious was excellent, I didn't »

- Jesse Giroux

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