'The Help' Stays Atop Box Office on Labor Day With Additional $4 Million

September 06, 2011 03:59:03 GMT

The Emma Stone-starring drama raked in an estimated $19 million over the four-day holiday frame, while 'Spy Kids 4' climbed one spot at the chart with additional $1.8 million on the fourth day.


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Topping the North American Box Office on Labor Day weekend, "The Help" easily maintained its position on Monday, September 4. The Tate Taylor-directed movie grossed an estimated $19 million over the four-day frame or added about $4.4 million on the fourth day.

Newcomers "The Debt", "Apollo 18" and "Shark Night 3D" stayed still on the second, third and fourth place with $12.5 million, $10.7 million and $10.3 million respectively during the four-day holiday. "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" was placed fifth with additional $10.2 million.

While the ticket sales on Labor Day did not much affect the top ten of chart, "Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World" did feel the advantage from the day off. The PG-rated action film which stars Jessica Alba added about $1.8 million to its four-day cume of $6.6 million, pushing aside "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" from the eighth position.

Top Ten Movies at Box Office for September 2-5 (Labor Day holiday):

  1. "The Help" - $19 million
  2. "The Debt" - $12.2 million
  3. "Apollo 18" - $10.7 million
  4. "Shark Night 3D" - $10.3 million
  5. "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" - $10.2 million
  6. "Colombiana" - $9.4 million
  7. "Our Idiot Brother" - $7 million
  8. "Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World" - $6.6 million
  9. "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" - $6.1 million
  10. "The Smurfs" - $5.6 million

© AceShowbiz.com




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