Four new movies proved to be no match for The Help and Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
In its second weekend, The Help rose one spot to top the weekend box office with $20.5 million, Box Office Mojo reports. The drama, starring Emma Stone and Viola Davis, dropped only 21 percent and its cumulative total now stands at $71.8 million.
After two weeks at No. 1, Apes slipped to No. 2 with $16.3 million. The film has grossed $133.8 million so far.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes stays on top; The Help surprises
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World fared best among the newcomers, nabbing third place with $12 million, slightly ahead ...