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The franchise reboot earned $15 million more than movie analysts predicted it would take in its opening weekend.
The Marvel movie is the third-biggest movie opening of the year and the highest August debut of all time in North America.
Three new entries, 'The Purge: Anarchy', 'Planes: Fire and Rescue' as well as 'Sex Tape', are not even close to unseating the smart-simian sequel.
The gross number also helped 20th Century Fox to push it past the $1 billion mark this year.
It was a very late midnight screening for the sequel, which was one of the reasons it did not break box office record.
Oldman could not join co-stars Andy Serkis and Keri Russell at the Brooklyn screening of the 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' sequel because of an unexpected situation.
The three films show the Simian Flu effects right after the events in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' and see mankind's downfall in the following years.
The effort to settle feud and bring peace between humans and apes meets resistance from some members of both races.
The new sneak peeks show how well Caesar and his people develop their language skills and offer a better understanding of the conflicts between the apes and the humans.
The actor, whose character Will Rodman died in the previous movie, will appear briefly during flashback scene in the upcoming film set to be released this summer.
A talking ape, a band of turtles doing Karate chops, and a group of superheroes misfits are coming to the big screen late summer.
One of the pictures shows a shotgun-wielding primate, while Andy Serkis opens up that Caesar will have a growing family in the sequel.