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Why Denzel Washington May Be The Last Pure Movie Star

Denzel Washington during the 'The Equalizer' press conference at the 62nd San Sebastian International Film Festival on Septem
Denzel Washington during the 'The Equalizer' press conference at the 62nd San Sebastian International Film Festival on September 19,2014/picture alliance

Denzel Washington may exert the purest form of star power in movies today.

His name above the title guarantees a film will open to solid numbers, something few actors in Hollywood can credibly claim to deliver. He did it again last weekend, when his gritty R-rated thriller “The Equalizer” bowed to a sterling $35 million.

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