War for the Planet of the Apes fights to top of weekend box office

War for the Planet of the ApesWar for the Planet of the Apes fought hard against resident box-office champion Spider-Man: Homecoming, but came out triumphant, pushing the web-slinging superhero to second spot.

It was a successful opening weekend for the film that finds Caesar (Andy Serkis) taking up arms for Ape-kind against a ruthless Colonel (Woody Harrelson). War for the Planet of the Apes took in $56.5 million and garners a 3.4-star review from our users.

Dropping one spot to second was the latest Marvel superhero flick, Spider-Man: Homecoming. In its second week, the film has grossed a total of $208.3 million, including the $45.2 million earned this past weekend. Spider-Man: Homecoming has a rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars from our users.

After landing in second spot last week, Despicable Me 3 takes third spot at the box office. The film earned $18.9 million in its third week, making its total gross $188 million. Our users are enjoying the family-friendly animated film, giving it a rating of 3.2 stars.

Baby Driver fell one spot from third to fourth in its third week of release. The fast-paced crime thriller earned $8.8 million at the domestic box office this weekend, making its current total gross $73.2 million. Our users are enjoying the ride and give the film a 3.9-star rating.

Rounding out the top five was The Big Sick. After three weeks of a previously limited release, the heartwarming comedy opened wide this weekend and added $7.6 million to make its current domestic gross $16 million. The film has a rating of 3.9 out of 5 stars from our users. ~Alexa Caruso

 

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  1. Mike • July 17, 2017 @ 12:36 AM

    Not really a fan of ape movies, but this one has been getting a lot of buzz, I might check it out.

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