‘Hidden Figures’ Leads Box Office Sales (Again) Over MLK Weekend

“Hidden Figures,” sold $20.5 million in tickets in North American theaters over the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend, according to the Associated Press.

The film about three black women who were mathematicians for NASA in the 1960s space race lead the box office in sales, beating out Martin Scorsese’s “Silence” and Ben Affleck’s “Live by Night,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae, is anticipated to make $25.3 million when MLK Dat is included, bringing its cumulative total to about $60 million according to the Associated Press.

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