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‘Maleficent’ edges ‘Joker’ for weekend box-office crown

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The “Maleficent” sequel has overtaken “Joker” for the weekend box-office crown in North America. Final figures released Monday showed “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” earned $19.4 million, pulling ahead of “Joker” by a mere $122,000. “Joker” had been the top film on Sunday based on studio estimates after being knocked out of the top spot by “Maleficent” last week. Joaquin Phoenix traces the origins of the classic Batman villain in “Joker.”…