Box Office: Star Wars fades, 1917 blasts through while Cats lives in a dumpster

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For cineastes this is a summer of art about artists. The rest of us are taking a quick run through the Western Front.

Star Wars charged out to dominate everything in the cinemas over Xmas even though optimists last September believed that Cats would stand up to it. By week four the space opera had made $43m, while the jovial Jumanji 2 had taken almost $37m in three weeks with no chance of catching up.

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