In its second week of release, Apes grossed an estimated $27.5 million to stay at the top of the charts, bringing its total to $104.9 million.
In a crowded weekend of new releases, the film adaptation of the best-seller The Help grabbed the No. 2 spot with $25.5 million. Final Destination 5 followed in third place, scaring up $18.4 million.
Rounding out the top 10: Crazy, Stupid, Love. (No. 8, $6.9 million), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (No. 9, $6.9 million — nearly $357 million, all told) and The Change-Up (No. 10, $6.2 million).
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie failed to make the top 10 in its debut. The concert film sang to the tune of just $5.7 million.