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Don’t blame Netflix’s ‘The Irishman’ for the Thanksgiving box office being down this year

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  • The Thanksgiving domestic box office was down 16% from last year, according to Comscore.
  • Netflix released Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” on Wednesday and some were quick to draw a correlation. “Thanks for nothing Irishman” was trending on Linkedin on Monday.
  • But a more realistic reason for the drop at the box office is that there were no blockbuster new releases over the holiday.
  • The movies that were in theaters, though — such as “Frozen II” and “Knives Out” — still performed well. The former broke a Thanksgiving record and the latter exceeded expectations.
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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com