May 18, 2024 5:28 am

Box Office Round-Up: Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Reign Begins at No. 1
Box Office Round-Up: Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Reign Begins at No. 1

Box Office Round-Up: Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes Reign Begins at No. 1

Director Wes Balls first installment in the Planet of the Apes film franchise didnt monkey around over its opening weekend. In fact, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes exceeded expectations as the sci-fi adventure ascended to become the No. 1 movie as its theatrical run begins. The long-range box office forecast predicted the Kingdom would make somewhere between $40 million and $50 million domestically, but it ended up hauling in an estimated $56.5 million instead (per The Numbers).

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​The latest installment in the Planet of the Apes franchise exceeds financial expectations while laying claim to the weekend’s top spot. Read More