The monkeys have overrun the multiplex. Caesar the Chimp came, saw, and conquered the box office, as ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ outperformed expectations to debut with an estimated $ 54 million.
The primate prequel had been expected to premiere at No. 1, but with projected sales in the low 40s. Clearly, pundits underestimated the fan love… Continue reading Conquest of the 'Planet of the Apes': Box Office Report August 5-7