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Fireworks Missing at the Box Office

By Morning Outlook FOXBusiness

The box office plummets over the holiday weekend, and one restaurant chain is offering all-you-can-eat appetizers.

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Blame it on bad weather, a long holiday weekend or maybe Hollywood just released a batch of bad movies. But the Fourth of July weekend box office fell well short of blockbuster for what is traditionally a big money-making holiday.

Transformers: Age of Extinction earned $36 million. The Melissa McCarthy comedy, Tammy, earned $21 million, and horror flick Deliver Us From Evil earned $9.5 million.

Forget the all-you-can-eat buffet, TGI Fridays is launching the first-ever endless appetizers program. Guests pay $10 for one appetizer, and they can order as much as they like of that one item.

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While sharing is discouraged, TGI Fridays said they won’t police tables should someone lean over and grab one of your mozzarella sticks.

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