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Box Office Breakdown: Apes Fend Off Help

Andy Serkis in Rise of Planet of the Apes

Despite the great reviews of Viola Davis' performance and Emma Stone's general adorable-ness, The Help fell a little short at the box office this weekend behind Rise of the Planet of the Apes, which makes it top at the box office for its second consecutive week.

The sci-fi reboot took in $27.8 million while the sixties period piece came close behind at $26 million in its first week. The fifth installment of the Final Destination series, Final Destination 5, made third place at $18 million and The Smurfs fell down to fourth place from its second place spot last week with $13.7 million. Lastly, the pizza boy comedy starring Jesse Eisenberg and Danny McBride, 30 Minutes or Less, managed to debut in fifth place at $13.3 million.

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VIDEO: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II Trailer

Warner Bros. has released the trailer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II, and it looks twice as epic as Part I. Watch the video above to see what we mean, and you’ll find it’s even harder than you thought to wait until July 15.

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VIDEO: Watch the Beginning of Deathly Hallows, Part 2

UPDATE: Warner Bros. has pulled the footage.

Watch the video above to the see the opening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II, which won’t be in theaters until July 15. The clip shows a discussion between title character Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) and Ollivander the wand maker (John Hurt). Hermoine and Ron (Emma Watson, Rupert Grint) can be seen in the background.

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First Look: Harry Potter Poster Revealed

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2We just got our first look at the movie poster for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 -- and, it’s totally awesome. The poster delivers a clear message to moviegoers: the eighth, and final, film installment will feature an epic battle between The Boy Who Lived and He Who Shall Not Be Named.

Frightened yet?

In the poster, Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) is smeared with blood, and Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) looks just plain mean. The film comes to theaters on July 15, so keep your wands at the ready.

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