Box Office: Apes narrowly outgross second weekend of Dunkirk

Apes narrowly outgross second weekend of Dunkirk

All but $2m from the top 20’s weekend gross of $13.45m was earned by the top five. The four-day total was down 5% on the previous weekend. It was the quietest weekend in cinemas since the last weekend of May returned $12.51m.

#1 War For The Planet Of The Apes $4.07m

The third movie in the franchise reboot has opened on top on 441 screens with a screen average of $9,247. Woody Harrelson plays the military leader intent on wiping out the monkeys. He is one of three human stars, playing alongside a dozen cast playing the chimps.

#2 Dunkirk $3.92m

Box office takings were down 35% for the movie’s second weekend. The film shed 108 screens to 427 giving it a screen average of $9,198. After 10 days in cinemas Dunkirk has earned $12.36m.

#3 Baby Driver $1.35m

The third weekend was down 45% as it shed 74 screens to 328 with a screen average of $4,134. The movie drove past $10m in total during the weekend.

#4 Andre Rieu’s 2017 Maastricht Concert $1.11m

This was the 13th annual concert event that is now a regular event for Andre Rieu fans who can enjoy it shortly after it happens in his Dutch hometown. Nine’s Richard Wilkins was the host of the televised concert and he interviewed Rieu shortly after coming offstage. The concert was broadcast to 117 screens with the weekend’s best screen average of $9,566.

#5 Spider-Man: Homecoming $1.05m

After four weekends the latest movie in the franchise is close to $24m after takings dipped 49%. The movie was taken off 147 screens to 337 leaving it with a screen average of $3,142.

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