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‘Downton Abbey’ takes down ‘Ad Astra’ and ‘Rambo’ to win the weekend box office

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  • “Downton Abbey” won the weekend box office with an estimated $31 million at the domestic box office.
  • It’s the biggest opening ever for a Focus Features movie.
  • In second place was the Disney/Fox release “Ad Astra,” starring Brad Pitt, with $19.2 million.
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Though it has been off the air for four years there is clearly still an audience for “Downton Abbey.”

The big screen version of the show opened in theaters this weekend and the movie brought in an estimated $31 million at the domestic box office: