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Photo of Jim Amos By Jim Amos | Box Office Insider May 16, 2014 at 11:25AM

Most estimates this week had the big green guy coming in at around $65 but Box Office Insider thought moviegoers would go gaga for "Godzilla" and if last night is any indication then our prediction on Monday of $74 million for the three days is right on (or even low!) as the film totaled a staggering $9.3 million last night.
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Most estimates this week had the big green guy coming in at around $65 but Box Office Insider thought moviegoers would go gaga for "Godzilla" and if last night is any indication then our prediction on Monday of $74 million for the three days is right on (or even low!) as the film totaled a staggering $9.3 million last night.  In comparison, "Captain America: Winter Soldier" had a Thursday of $10.2 million on its way to a $96 million weekend.  

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