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Kevin Hart's 'The Upside' unseats 'Aquaman' in $19.6M debut

Weekend Box Office: The Upside Weekend Box Office: The Upside | 

Created: January 14, 2019 11:43 AM

NEW YORK (AP) - Kevin Hart isn't hosting the Oscars, but he's got a number one movie.
    
Hart's "The Upside" surpassed expectations to open with $19.6 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday.
    
The strong performance of "The Upside" pushed "Aquaman" to second after the aquatic superhero's three-week reign on top of the North American box office.
    
Over the weekend, "Aquaman" passed $1 billion worldwide.
    
Opening in third place was the canine adventure "A Dog's Way Home" with $11.3 million.
    
Early January is often a dumping ground in movie theaters and the weekend featured a number of duds.
    
Keanu Reeves' sci-fi thriller "Replicas" debuted with just $2.5 million.
 

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