'War for the Planet of the Apes' roars past 'Spider-Man'
'War for the Planet of the Apes' roars past 'Spider-Man'
18 July, 2017, 01:05
The studio themselves saw War opening in the $55 million range so this is in line for their hopes. Nearly twenty years ago he was a large part of WETA's experiments in trying to make a believable Gollem for the Lord of the Rings films, and ever since then, he has become the go-to guy for these kind of roles.
Can War surpass its predecessor in lifetime domestic gross? According to reports, "the Planet of the Apes" is on its way to a $57 million opening weekend. Spider-Man: Homecoming stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Jon Favreau, Donald Glover, Zendaya, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tyne Daly, Marisa Tomei, and Robert Downey Jr. Edgar Wright's super cool crime caper Baby Driver has now racked up more than $73 million in the United States and is on the verge of a global total of $100 million.
Internationally, Spider-Man took in another $72.3-M from 64 territories for a foreign take of $261.1-M and $469.4-M globally. Cars 3 continued to do respectable, if not spectacular, business with $3.2 million to bring its five-week total to $140 million, which was good enough for eighth place this week. That's one of Marvel's biggest second-weekend drops ever.
Third place goes to Universal's "Despicable Me 3" with an estimated 18.9 million US dollars. Off 43%, the cartoon has scored $188.1 million after three weeks and is on course to finishing around the $225 million mark. Also in its third frame, "Baby Driver" from Working Title, Big Talk, TriStar, and Sony is on track for fourth place. $400M seems likely. Overseas markets have contributed $384.2M for a new global tally of $764.9M on its way into the $800M club. Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan headline the acclaimed feature, which was written by Nanjiani and produced by Judd Apatow.
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Overseas the movie took in about $46 million, giving it a total worldwide weekend haul of $102.5 million against a reported production budget of $150 million dollars. Off only 33%, Wonder Woman has earned a spectacular $380 million so far.
It's also only a few million shy of passing Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which with US$386.2 million is now the highest grossing movie of the summer so far.
Capping off the top 10 is The House, which made $1.7 million in its third weekend.
The only other new film opening this weekend, the supernatural horror flick "Wish Upon", sputtered at the gate, taking in a mere $5.5 million to land in seventh place. Those who did venture out gave the film a dismal "C" rating on CinemaScore.
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