Dunkirk regains top spot at weekend box office over War For The Planet Of the Apes

Despite dominating on its opening weekend, War For The Planet Of The Apes fell to second place at the weekend box office, earning $2.082m.

It was beaten by Dunkirk which returned to top spot after a week, achieving $2.697m across 340 screens on the weekend.

The Warner Bros epic starring Harry Styles has made more than $16m since its first weekend following its July 20 debut.

Thriller Atomic Blonde, which premiered on August 3, made $1.752m across 436 screens, according to the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia report.

The film features Oscar winner Charlize Theron, who stars in the action thriller as the crown jewel of Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service.

In fourth place was Roadshow’s The Big Sick, which pulled $1.096m in its first weekend at box office.

The Big Sick stars Kumail Nanijiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter and Ray Romano, and tells the story of a couple who must deal with their cultural differences.

Fifth was Baby Driver, which fell from last week where it came in third at the weekend box office.

The film made $845,974 over the weekend and has almost cracked the $12m mark in total earnings.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Dunkirk (Wb) $2,697,606 340 $16,461,118
War For The Planet Of The Apes (Fox) $2,082,987 370 $7,267,885
Atomic Blonde (Universal) $1,752,749 436 $2,203,620
The Big Sick (Roadshow) $1,096,306 322 $1,542,470
Baby Driver (Sony) $845,974 269 $11,827,024
Spider-man: Homecoming (Sony) $600,944 229 $24,778,848
Wolf Warrior 2 (Indies) $427,203 15 $685,437
Despicable Me 3 (Universal) $279,806 207 $32,218,976
The Trip To Spain (Madman) $209,477 79 $308,071
Paris Can Wait (Transmission) $172,081 123 $1,257,446
Cars 3 (Disney) $133,631 142 $13,044,963
The Fifth Element 20th Anniversary (Madman) $91,047 1 $109,290
Vekh Baraatan Challiyan (Mindblowing Films) $80,673 20 $364,232
Wonder Woman (Wb) $53,948 66 $31,187,675
Brotherhood Of Blades 2 (Chinalion Film) $52,323 20 $52,323
Wind River (Icon) $52,191 61 $90,753
The Beguiled (Universal) $51,979 59 $1,175,280
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (Fox) $47,534 84 $5,879,286
Monster Calls, A (Eone) $26,774 46 $131,518
Andre Rieu's 2017 Maastricht Concert (Indies) $22,549 44 $1,145,453

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