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Weekend Box Office: ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ Is Top Banana
Weekend Box Office: ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ Is Top Banana
Two new films — ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ and ‘The Change-Up’ — premiered in the top five in this weekend’s best box-office earners, coming in at number one and number four, respectively. Last weekend’s top films, ‘The Smurfs’ and ‘Cowboys & Aliens,’ moved to the second and third-place slots. Here’s a recap of all five of this weekend’s best box-office earners.