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‘The 15:17 to Paris’ has decent box office showing, despite not-so-favorable reviews

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"The 15:17 to Paris," directed by Clint Eastwood, tells the real-life story of the three Sacramento area men who thwarted a terror attack on a train bound for Paris on August 21, 2015. The film hits theaters in February 2018.
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"The 15:17 to Paris," directed by Clint Eastwood, tells the real-life story of the three Sacramento area men who thwarted a terror attack on a train bound for Paris on August 21, 2015. The film hits theaters in February 2018.

While reviews for “The 15:17 to Paris” haven’t been favorable, the film starring three Sacramento men had a decent opening week at the box office.

Clint Eastwood’s movie, which debuted Friday, brought in an estimated $12.6 million, placing it third overall behind “Fifty Shades Freed” and “Peter Rabbit” this weekend, according to The Associated Press.

According to The New York Times, it’s Eastwood’s lowest wide-release opening result since “J. Edgar” in 2011.

Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone star as themselves in a recreation of their heroic act on a European train in August 2015.

“The 15:17 to Paris” is showing at several theaters in the Sacramento area.

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