Film - Godzilla vs Kong

This image released by Warner Bros. Entertainment shows a scene from "Godzilla vs. Kong." [WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT via AP]

NEW YORK — With the help of a few old friends, the box office rekindled some of its old might over the weekend. "Godzilla vs. Kong" scored easily the best opening of the pandemic with an estimated $48.5 million since opening Wednesday, even as it was simultaneously streaming at home.

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