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​Box Office: Why 'The Equalizer' Star Denzel Washington Is Such a Reliable Hitmaker

news.moviefone.com – Why was anyone surprised that "The Equalizer" was a solid hit, opening at an estimated $35.0 million? 3 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman

Denzel Washington's ‘The Equalizer’ Scores $1.45 Million in Thursday Night Shows “The Equalizer” is on pace to match box office expectations. The Denzel Washington-starring action flick, from “Training Day” director Antoine Fuqua, made $1.45 million in showings starting at 7 pm at 2693 locations on Thursday night. Also read: ‘The Equalizer’ Reviews: Critics Divided on Denzel Washington's New Action Film An R-rated shooter, the $55 million film from Sony and Village Roadshow picture is expected to make around $30 million and come in first place this weekend. By way of comparison, Washington's last gun-heavy action film, “2 G

International Box Office: The Maze Runner Sprints to the Top The Maze Runner dominated what was another soft weekend around the world. I guess it’s that time of the year, the quiet before the storm, only the storm is still pretty far still. I mean really, The Maze Runner had zero competition, so with $38 million last weekend from 51 markets, it’s now at $50.7 […] Read International Box Office: The Maze Runner Sprints to the Top on Filmonic.

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Critics Consensus: The Boxtrolls, The Equalizer, Fall TV

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got misunderstood monsters (The Boxtrolls, featuring voice performances from Elle Fanning and Ben Kingsley) and an enigmatic vigilante (The Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington and Chloë Grace Moretz). What do the critics have to say? 4 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen

Odds Favor Denzel's 'The Equalizer' This Weekend Opening at 3,234 theaters, Denzel Washington action movie The Equalizer is going to easily take first place at the box office this weekend. Meanwhile, Laika Animation's The Boxtrolls will battle The Maze Runner for the runner-up spot.The Equalizer is based on the TV show of the same name, which ran for four seasons in the 1980s. It featured a former intelligence agent who uses a unique set of skills to help average people "equalize" the odds against them. The connection to the TV ...

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Box Office: Denzel Washington Powering ‘Equalizer’ Over ‘Boxtrolls’

variety.com – Denzel Washington may be the most consistent hitter in Hollywood. The Oscar-winning actor steers clear of blockbuster fare and superhero pics, but his name above the title is gold when it comes to bringing in adult crowds to his thrillers and dramas. His latest, “The Equalizer,” hits theaters this weekend and should bring in between... 4 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee

'The Equalizer' Interview with Director Antoine Fuqua | EXCLUSIVE Antoine Fuqua is a filmmaker I have always admired and respected, not only for his skill behind the camera, but for the diversity of projects he undertakes.

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'The Equalizer' Interview with Director Antoine Fuqua | EXCLUSIVE

movieweb.com – Antoine Fuqua is a filmmaker I have always admired and respected, not only for his skill behind the camera, but for the diversity of projects he undertakes. 4 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
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Watch: Denzel Washington Has A Very Particular Set Of Skills In New 'Equalizer' Featurette & Clips

fb.indiewire.com – Among all the many, many films that have screened in Toronto over the last few days, one of the oddest festival fits might be "The Equalizer. A big studio remake of an 80s action TV show that they're so confident of that a sequel's already being written to it, it's not the kind of film that traditionally needs a festival bounce, especially with major movie star Denzel Washington in the lead role.

6 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan

TIFF Review: Antoine Fuqua’s ‘The Equalizer’ Starring Denzel Washington, Chloe Grace Moretz & Marton Csokas An unfazed tough guy walking away from an massive explosion in slow motion, it’s a tipping point reached long ago—this sequence has become a well-worn cliché in the visual vocabulary of pop culture even beyond cinema. Hell, it’s even been celebrated and mocked by the Lonely Island Guys in song. So it’s perhaps both a testament and symbol of Antoine Fuqua’s fortunate/unfortunate filmmaking modus operandi that the director not only embraces the hackneyed sequence, but also attempts to top it and create the most gloriously excessive walking-away-from-explosions scene ever made.

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The Equalizer

The Equalizer
In The Equalizer, Denzel Washington plays McCall, a man who believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when McCall meets Teri (Chloë Grace Moretz), a young girl under the control of ultra-violent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand...
Antoine Fuqua
Sony Pictures
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128mins
September 26, 2014
Distribution
Action, Thriller

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