"The Dark Tower" earns $19.5 million, enough for first place in the weakest box office weekend of the summer.
The war epic stays strong in its second week, preventing the worst-reviewed movie of 2017 from taking the top spot at the box office.
The war drama "Dunkirk" leads the box office with $50 million; "Girls Trip" finds its audience with $30 million.
"War for the Planet of the Apes" opens strong with $56 million, edging "Spider-Man: Homecoming" in its second weekend.
The Hoosier director of "Signature Move" talks about her filmmaking journey in Indiana, describing herself as "a unicorn swimming uphill both ways in the snow."
"Spider-Man: Homecoming" beats all prognostications to earn $117 million its opening weekend; "Despicable Me 3" and "Wonder Woman" still cruising.
"Despicable Me 3" leads the pack with $75 million; "Baby Driver" opens surprisingly strong with $21 million.
“Dragnet” is pokey next to its peers. Then again, like many prototypes, it’s a merely sufficient expression of possibility without refinement of later versions.