Box Office: ‘Girl on the Train’ Speeds Past ‘Birth of a Nation’ on Friday

“The Girl on the Train” is tracking for a $26.5 million opening weekend after earning $9.4 million on Friday at 3,144 locations. Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation,” meanwhile, is not faring as well. Friday totals show Fox Searchlight’s controversial film about Nat Turner earned $2.6 million at 2,105 theaters, and is heading for… Read more »

“The Girl on the Train” is tracking for a $26.5 million opening weekend after earning $9.4 million on Friday at 3,144 locations. Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation,” meanwhile, is not faring as well. Friday totals show Fox Searchlight’s controversial film about Nat Turner earned $2.6 million at 2,105 theaters, and is heading for... Read more »