War for the Planet of the Apes boosts BC economy by $81m

“Apes” overthrowing “Spider-Man” at Box Office

Box Office: Day wise India collection break up of War For The Planet Of The Apes

The "War for the Planet of the Apes" was hit theatres in the USA on Thursday, and the movie is now on its way to be a huge success at box office. This brings its domestic gross to $208.3 million so far.

The summer moviegoing season has ignited, as a trio of remakes led by "War For The Planet Of The Apes" sparked seasonally hot ticket sales at the North American box offices.

"Productions like War for the Planet of the Apes not only make a big impact on the screen, they also support thousands of cast and crew members, local businesses and communities behind the scenes, from Vancouver to Ucluelet". Watching a few of the films in relatively close succession, it became prevalent that the franchise should be admired for its exploratory nature. The horror feature "Wish Upon", the only other movie opening in wide release, brought in $5.6 million for Broad Green Pictures. From an underrated, strong score for the previous film, his composition for War is a step up in every way and, without wanting to sound hyperbolic, establishes itself quickly as one of his greatest pieces of work to date. Gru's third film is in its third week, and has grossed a total of $187 million in just under a month. Despicable Me 3 continued respectable business finishing in third place with $18.9 million (giving the film a three-week total of $188 million). That's a 61 per cent drop from last weekend's heroic opening, which is probably a steeper falloff than Sony would have liked to see. The acclaimed romantic comedy, produced by Judd Apatow, made $7.6 million - a rare success for a comedy in a summer full of disappointment. In 2011, ("Rise of the Planet of the Apes") Caesar receives superior cognition from a drug while the human race is threatened. "Spider-Man: Homecoming" was directed by Jon Watts, the film stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Gwyneth Paltrow, Zendaya, and Donald Glover.

More sequels followed with Cars 3 taking in an estimated $3.2M, off 41%, for a $140M sum for Disney. This suggests that Homecoming while be on the somewhat lower end of MCU films in terms of box office legs.

Elsewhere in the top 10, DC's Wonder Woman saw a small drop in its earnings (29.9 percent) as it earned an estimated $6.9 million, bringing its domestic total to $380.7 million, cementing its status as, domestically, the highest-grossing DC Extended Universe movie.

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