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Weekend Box Office: ‘Dunkirk’ Battles to Top Spot, ‘Valerian’ Bombs

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Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (Warner Bros.) and Universal’s Girls Trip are opening above expectations at the domestic box office, while Luc Besson’s massively expensive sci-fi opus Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets looks like a huge flop.

Weekend Box Office: ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Tops ‘Spider-Man’ with $56.5M

20th Century Fox‘s Film

20th Century Fox‘s War for the Planet of the Apes brought in an estimated $56.5 million from 4,022 locations at the domestic box office this weekend. That was enough to take down Spider-Man: Homecoming at the North American box office.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Opens Big Domestically

Sony and Marvel Studios

Sony and Marvel Studios’ Spider-Man: Homecoming is looking at a $117 million opening from 4,348 theaters at the North American box office over the weekend.

The critically acclaimed tentpole opened to a stunning $50.5 million on Friday and will be the third-best domestic opening of the year to date behind Beauty and the Beast ($174.8 million) and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 ($146.5 million).

Weekend Box Office: ‘Despicable Me 3′ Dominates Over ‘Baby Driver’

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Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment‘s Despicable Me 3 earned $75.4 million over the weekend, while Sony’s Baby Driver earned $21 million its first weekend.

The threequel was directed by Pierre Coffin and Kyle Balda, and co-directed by Eric Guillon. The film features the voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Nev Scharrel, Steve Coogan, Jenny Slate, and Julie Andrews and it received an A- CinemaScore from audiences.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Transformers 5’ Opens to Franchise-Low $69 Million

The Last Knight

Paramount and Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight opened to a franchise low $69.1 million domestically its first five days. Internationally though, the film which cost $217 million to make, pulled in a total of $196 million, with $123 million coming from China alone.

The Michael Bay’s reportedly-last Transformers movie, which stars Mark Wahlberg and Anthony Hopkins, earned a B+ CinemaScore, while critics have mostly dismissed it.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Cars 3’ Zooms Past ‘Wonder Woman’ with $53.5M

Pixar And Disney's Threequel

Pixar and Disney’s threequel Cars 3 dominated the road at the domestic box office over the weekend with an estimated $53.5 million from 4,256 theaters.

Directed by Brian Fee, Cars 3 ensemble voice cast includes Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer, Larry the Cable Guy, Bonnie Hunt, Nathan Fillion, Kerry Washington, and Lea DeLaria. The film received an A CinemaScore.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Wonder Woman’ Repeats No. 1; ‘The Mummy’ Opens Huge Worldwide

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Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment’s Wonder Woman took home top honors in its second week at the domestic box office with an impressive $57.2 million, a spectacular 45% drop in ticket sales.

Universal Pictures’ The Mummy grossed just $32.2 million from 4,035 theaters in North America, but the Tom Cruise-led project performed as expected overseas, earning over $141.8 million from 63 territories, which is Cruise’s biggest worldwide opening weekend ever.