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'Coco' helps bring the box office back from the dead

LOS ANGELES - Pixar's "Coco" had the spirits on its side over the long Thanksgiving weekend, pulling in estimated ticket sales of $71.2 million over the five-day holiday, good for the No. 1 spot at the box office.

The animated film, set during Mexico's Dia de los Muertos celebration, scored an A-plus rating with opening night audiences, per market

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