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Blade Runner 2049” earned a solid $4 million at the Thursday box office, with $800,000 coming in from IMAX screens. The futuristic film was estimated by trackers to earn $45 million to $50 million this weekend. In comparison, 2015’s “Mad Max: Fury Road” grossed $3.7 million at the Thursday previews and went on to earn $45 million. “Alien: Covenant” grossed $4.2 million earlier this year and had an opening weekend of $40 million. And “War for the Planet of the Apes” grossed $5 million before opening to $56.2 million. The record opening weekend for October is held by 2013’s “Gravity,” which »

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