|Still from The Help|
For the second straight week, The Rise of the Planet of the Apes finds itself on top of the Box Office, taking number one spot with $26.5 million. In two weeks it has garnered an impressive $104 million for 20th Century Fox.
The Help from Disney/Dreamworks exceeds expectations with $24.8 million in its debut, despite having opened in theatres on Wednesday. In five days, it has grossed $34.7 million and likely will keep going strong for the next few weeks.
Fans of the Final Destination franchise clearly aren't bored yet, with its fifth installment bringing in $17.5 million in its debut for Warner Bros., landing just ahead of The Smurfs 3-D in fourth spot with $13.7 million in its third week.
30 Minutes or Less starring The Social Network's Jesse Eisenberg and Aziz Ansari, debuts in sixth spot for Sony Pictures, with $13 million. Meanwhile, Glee: The 3-D Concert Movie despite selling out arenas in North America, failed to enthuse Moviegoers earning only $5.5 million from 2,040 theatres for 20th Century Fox.
The well-reviewed Crazy, Stupid, Love. continues to go strong in eighth spot this weekend with $7 million earned, bringing its North American tally to $55.3 million.