One Direction Leads the Long Weekend


Though box office results for the full holiday weekend are still too close to call, the numbers do show concert film One Direction: This Is Us at the front of the pack with $16.9 million in debut earnings. Last week's frontrunner, Lee Daniels' The Butler has earned $14.8 million so far, bringing its cumulative total to $79.2 million. We’re The Millers dropped to third place with $12.7 million, bringing its cumulative haul to $112.9 million. After a month in theaters, Disney’s animated Planes has earned a total of $73.8 million — $7.7 million of it this weekend, putting it in fourth place. Newcomer Instructions Not Included seems headed for fifth place at summer's last box office, having opened with $7.5 million. And now, fall's Oscar season can finally begin.