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‘Terminator,’ ‘Magic Mike’ Fizzle at July 4th Box Office

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Chris Pratt, left, and Bryce Dallas Howard in a scene from the film, "Jurassic World," directed by Colin Trevorrow, in the next installment of Steven Spielberg's groundbreaking "Jurassic Park" series. (Chuck Zlotnick/Universal Pictures via AP)
This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Chris Pratt, left, and Bryce Dallas Howard in a scene from the film, "Jurassic World," directed by Colin Trevorrow, in the next installment of Steven Spielberg's groundbreaking "Jurassic Park" series. (Chuck Zlotnick/Universal Pictures via AP)

NEW YORK — July 4th went off like a dud at the box office. Anticipated new releases “Magic Mike XXL” and “Terminator Genisys” fizzled, leaving...

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