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Looking Ahead: 5/16's Openers

Photo of Jim Amos By Jim Amos | Box Office Insider May 7, 2014 at 11:27AM

Let's look into the Box Office Insider crystal ball and look over this Friday's shoulder and see what's on tap for 5/16.
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We love to look forward here at Box Office Insider and thus it's time to look over this Friday's shoulder and see what's on tap for 5/16.  That loud roar you hear isn't Katy Perry but rather that great big green lizard "Godzilla" from Warner Brothers.  This is incarnation #1,257 in the "Godzilla" series and for all that is pure and holy please may it be better than the 1998 Mathew Broderick fiasco.  

I was wondering how long it would take to get a cricket movie I can call my own and I sort of get one next Friday with Disney's "Million Dollar Arm", featuring Jon Hamm as a sports agent who travels to India to recruit two cricketeers to become baseball pitchers.  Wow, the Cubs will go anywhere to find relievers these days.

In addition, there are expansions on both Fox Searchlight's "Belle", which expands to 100-150 runs, and Open Road's "Chef" which drives its food truck into the top 10 markets.

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