'The Help' takes Labor Day weekend
By Adnan Tezer Sep 6, 2011, 19:10 GMT
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Disney-DreamWorks' "The Help" continued its strong run at the domestic box office as it won the Labor Day weekend with $19 million.
According to Variety, the film has a domestic cumulative of $123.4 million.
Focus Features' "The Debt" opened in the No. 2 spot with $12.6 million.
Since opening last Wednesday, the film has grossed $14.5 million.
The Weinstein Company's "Apollo 18" opened in the No. 3 spot with $10.7 million.
Relativity Media's "Shark Night 3D" and 20th Century Fox's "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" tied for the No. 4 spot.
"Shark Night 3D" opened with $10.3 million while "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" also grossed $10.3 million for a domestic cumulative of $158.8 million.