The Help retains top box office spot for another weekend

By Alexandra Heilbron on August 29, 2011 | 7 Comments

The inspirational drama The Help has almost reached the coveted $100 million mark, having earned another $14.3 million in the top spot at the box office for the second weekend in a row, with a Tribute viewer rating of 3.6 stars. The new movie Colombiana starring Zoe Saldana debuted in second place, earning $10.3 million and 4.2 stars from Tribute viewers. Katie Holmes‘ new film, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, opened in third place, grossing $8.7 million and getting 3.8 stars. Rise of the Planet of the Apes tied for third, also taking in $8.7 million. The new comedy Our Idiot Brother, starring Paul Rudd, rounded out the top five, with a high Tribute viewer rating of 4.6 stars, earning $6.6 million.

Comments & Discussion

  1. Karen Munro • August 29, 2011 @ 10:20 AM

    looking forward to seeing it

  2. shona • August 29, 2011 @ 12:01 PM

    I am so happy this film is getting the recognition and praise it deserves, I saw the day it came out and I was so happy with how it is made. I am going to see it again before i go back to school. I RECOMMEND EVERYBODY GO AND SEE THIS FILM AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT!!

  3. anonymous2 • August 29, 2011 @ 2:01 PM

    Going to see it tonight.

  4. Deb • August 29, 2011 @ 4:40 PM

    I want to see it!

  5. Alex • August 29, 2011 @ 5:43 PM

    Editor; our most popular question is when will The Help come to my theatre? It’s become so popular, expect to see it expand to all cities!

  6. Trevor • August 30, 2011 @ 2:54 AM

    Terrible idea for a movie! Who watches thi garbage?

  7. anonymous2 • August 30, 2011 @ 4:39 PM

    It was excellent.

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