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Overseas Box Office

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Overseas Box Office

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This season's blockbusters keep breaking box-office records, even though they're drawing smaller U.S. audiences than last summer. But as NPR's Bob Mondello reports, those domestically disappointing action flicks are having a great summer overseas.

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