Planet Of The Apes Slips To Second
With the debut of live-action comedy RUSH HOUR 2, PLANET OF THE APES slipped to second place with a gross of US$27.54 million. The Tim Burton epic, with primary visual effects by ILM, has peeled off $123.7 million thus far. Dropping a spot to finish in fourth, JURASSIC PARK III roared in another $12.27 million. The dinosaur sensation, with primary visual effects by ILM, has gobbled up $147 million to date. In ninth, DR. DOLITTLE drummed up an additional $2.27 million. The animal antics, with primary visual effects by Rhythm & Hues, have grabbed $106.2 million so far. Rounding out the top ten, CATS & DOGS barked in another $2.21 million. The ninja kitty adventure, with primary visual effects by Tippett Studios and Rhythm & Hues, has karate chopped in $86.71 million to date. In twelfth place, SCARY MOVIE 2, with primary visual effects by Artist's Asylum, grossed $1.18 million, raising its cume to $69.95 million. Dreamworks' SHREK scored another $1.07 million in 13th place. The summer smash hit has drummed up $257.9 million to date. In 16th, LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER, with primary visual effects by Digital Domain and Mill Film, tapped an additional $522,794, lifting its cume to $129.5 million. Disney's ATLANTIS: THE LOST EMPIRE placed 17th with a gross of $441,726, raising its cume to $80.52 million. Buena Vista's heavily hyped epic, PEARL HARBOR, took the 18th spot, grossing an additional $434,965, thus pushing its cume to $194.6 million. Box office data was obtained on Yahoo.com.