Weekend Box Office: September 30, 2016

The Magnificent Seven was this weekend biggest draw, bringing in $34.7 million. (BUT WHY THO.)

Amanda Knox finds Netflix joining the crowd in rubbernecking the Amanda Knox story. The documentary is a Netflix exclusive.

Do Not Resist is a documentary about America’s police militarization and frightening riot suppression. I won’t lie to you, I didn’t finish the trailer. (A reminder that Justin Carr was shot and killed last week during demonstrations in Charlotte.)

ClownTown is a horror film. A group of friends find themselves stranded in a deserted town and tormented by a group of psychopaths dressed like clowns. Everyone left because of a train wreck though, not the clowns!

Harry & Snowman is a documentary about a man and his $80 Amish plowhorse, which became a triple crown show-jumper.

Incarnate stars Aaron Eckhart as a scientist with an ability to enter the minds of the self-possessed. He finds a challenge in helping a little boy who is possessed by a demon.

Masterminds is a true crime comedy starring Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, and Kate McKinnon. Galifianakis is David Ghantt, a bank vault supervisor, who helps orchestrate the second-largest cash robbery in history. Jared Hess directs

American Honey is the much anticipated Andrea Arnold drama. It stars Sasha Lane, Shia LaBeouf, Arielle Holmes, Riley Keough, and McCaul Lombardi, who used to be Mike Lombardi, when he was going to pop-punk shows in Baltimore. (I feel very weird about seeing pictures of someone at Cannes that I last saw at the backdoor of a local All Time Low show, you know?) Lane is a young woman who skips town to join a band of ne’er-do-well party kings who sell magazine subscriptions. While you wait for your next showtime, Arnold’s Fish Tank is on Netflix.

Denial stars Rachel Weisz as Deborah E. Lipstadt, who was sued for libel by David Irving (Timothy Spall), a Holocause denier. The film is adapted from Lipstadt’s History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier

Danny Says is a documentary about Danny Fields, a manager and publicist who worked with the Doors, Cream, Lou Reed, the Stooges, and the Ramones.

Deepwater Horizon is a drama about the tragic, fatal, oil spill in 20TK. It stars Mark Wahlberg, because he has a lock on tragic dramatizations.

Maximum Ride is a teenage fantasy novels adapted from the James Patterson series. A group of teenagers escape the facility where they’ve been test subjects to experience freedom and rebel against their captors. Or something.

The Blackcoat’s Daughter (originally February) is a horror film starring Emma Roberts, Lucy Boynton, Kiernan Shipka. The girls are enrolled at a prestigious prep school where there are sinister spirits afoot.

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is also a youth-novel adaptation, about children with fantastic powers, and people who seek to destroy them. Don’t worry, a boy will save them all! The film stars Eva Green, Asa Butterfield, Samuel L. Jackson, and is directed by Tim Burton.

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story is a biographical drama about cricketer M.S. Dhoni.

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