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Sony’s Saturday night sneak previews for “Captain Phillips” suggest the piracy drama is going to be a box office hit — and skew older. The awards hopeful, which stars Tom Hanks in the fact-based tale of a sea captain whose ship is besieged by Somali pirates, opens nationwide on Friday. Also read: Sandra Bullock-George Clooney’s ‘Gravity’ Soars to Record $55M Box-Office Blast-Off The studio reported the sneaks at roughly 800 theaters were at least 75 percent full throughout the country and there were sellouts in major markets New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Toronto, but also in smaller cities including San Antonio, »

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