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Entertainment Sequels that outperformed the original at the box office

10:26  23 september  2020
10:26  23 september  2020 Source:   thestacker.com

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To find out which sequels outperform the original films at the box office , Stacker went straight to Box Office Mojo. Stacker did not consider any later installments beyond the first sequel , and only domestic U.S. box office numbers were tallied.

To find out which sequels outperform the original films at the box office , Stacker went straight to Box Office Mojo. Sequels were ranked by their relative increase in domestic gross, as represented by a percentage. In the case of a tie, the sequel that made more money overall ranked higher on the

Splash News Katie Holmes, Emilio Vitolo Jr. © Provided by People Splash News Katie Holmes, Emilio Vitolo Jr.

Katie Holmes and Emilio Vitolo Jr. were spotted in New York on Monday enjoying an outdoor meal together.

Holmes, 41, was photographed wearing a black blazer with gold buttons on the sleeves, while the celebrity chef wore a hat and black coat.

The duo, who a source recently told PEOPLE have been speaking almost nonstop, was also photographed on Monday holding hands while walking in New York City after taking a ride in his red Pontiac from the actress's home to Wall Street.

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Movie sequels are delicate things. When a movie performs well at the box office , it’s only expected for producers to follow it up with another one. After all, how hard can it be to replicate what’s already a success? Well, it’s actually pretty hard. That whole “ sequels are never as good as the original ”

Maybe it’s merely a matter of the “ originals ” over performing in the first place? What we’ve seen over the last year is a series of sequels that disappointed Studios may have to find a way to make those unplanned sequels to unexpectedly huge originals cost a bit less the second time out, or at least not

The couple has been spotted out and about together in New York in recent weeks, often sharing some PDA.

Holmes, who shares 14-year-old daughter Suri with ex-husband Tom Cruise, "seems very into" Vitolo, who works at his father's celebrity-beloved restaurant, Emilio’s Ballato, a source previously told PEOPLE.

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RELATED: Katie Holmes and Emilio Vitolo Jr. Hold Hands While Walking in New York City

"Emilio is very charming, flirty, It’s easy to see how Katie fell for him," the source said. "She seems very into him. She keeps texting Emilio all day long and he loves it."

"He can’t get enough of her attention," the source added.

Last week, the actress and chef were spotted getting cozy on a bench in Central Park, and have been photographed multiple times kissing.

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The summer box office isn't sizzling as much as analysts had hoped in 2019, as tent pole films like "Godzilla: King of Monsters," "Dark Phoenix" and now "Men in "They don't have the magic of the original and they certainly didn't try as hard as the originals ." Bock referred to them as "lazy sequels ."

When even the acclaimed sequels are expected to fall short at the box office , then Hollywood clearly has a franchise problem. The much-discussed blockbuster “franchise fatigue”, whereby major movie franchises have been mainly underperforming for the past two years at the box office , had in some

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RELATED: Katie Holmes and Emilio Vitolo Jr. Hold Hands While Walking in New York City

The pair were first seen together at a dinner earlier this month, with the former Dawson's Creek star seemingly happy and laughing throughout the date, PEOPLE previously reported.

While that dinner appeared to be their first official outing together, it Holmes and Vitolo have apparently known each other for at least a few months, as he left a comment of two dancing woman emojis on an Instagram picture that Holmes posted in July.

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Gallery: Holding Hands! See Katie Holmes, Emilio Vitolo Jr.'s New York City Stroll (US Weekly)

a person wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: Hand in hand! Katie Holmes and Emilio Vitolo Jr. both wore face masks during their latest New York City stroll on Monday, September 21. After a drive in the chef’s red Pontiac from the actress’ apartment, the couple were all smiles holding hands. The Ohio native, 41, rocked a blazer and sweatpants, while Vitolo Jr., 33, rocked a black coat and jeans. Holmes was first linked to the chef earlier this month when the pair were spotted having dinner. They furthered romance rumors on Thursday, September 17, when they pulled their masks down to kiss on a Central Park bench. “Katie is absolutely head over heels in love with Emilio,” a source exclusively told Us  Weekly at the time. “She has wanted a stable guy in her life for a while and has found that with him.” While Holmes’ boyfriend was engaged to designer Rachel Emmons shortly before they started seeing each other, the Miss Meadows star was last linked to Jamie Foxx. Us confirmed their split in August 2019 after six years of dating.     “Katie has no ill will toward Jamie, but she has completely moved on from him and just thinks of Jamie in a friend type of way now,” an insider exclusively told Us on Friday, September 18. “[She] is happy she can be free and comfortable with her relationship with Emilio and doesn’t need for it to be private, like her past relationship with Jamie Foxx was.” Another source said that the Dawson’s Creek alum had been “stepping out with other women” for years ahead of their breakup, explaining, “He’s disrespectful and their lives were different. His partying ways don’t fit with hers as she’s focused on raising her daughter and working.” The exes were first linked in October 2013 and lived “a very private lifestyle,” a third source shared in April 2019. Holmes was previously married to Tom Cruise, and the former couple share a 14-year-old daughter. Keep scrolling to see her and Vitolo Jr.’s PDA-filled walk through Manhattan on Monday.

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