It's become pretty typical to have two animated features simmering in the Top Ten, and that's the case this first weekend of August. (And then there's all the semi-animated movies, posing as live-action).
1.). The Dark Tower (SONY/MRC), 3,451 theaters / $7.7M Fri. (includes $1.8M previews) /$6.75M Sat/ $5M Sun/ 3-day cume: $19.5M /Wk 1
2.) Dunkirk (WB), 4,014 theaters (+266)/ $5M Fri. /$7.3M Sat/$5.3M Sun/ 3-day cume: $17.6M (-34%)/Total: $133.6M/Wk 3
3.). The Emoji Movie (SONY), 4,075 theaters (0) / $3.9M Fri. /$4.9M Sat/$3.6M Sun 3-day cume: $12.35M (-50%) /Total: $49.45M/Wk 2
4). Girls Trip (UNI), 2,582 theaters (-66) / $3.6M Fri. /$4.7M Sat/$3.1M Sun/ 3-day cume: $11.4M (-42%)/Total: $85.4M/Wk 3
5.). Kidnap (AVR), 2,378 theaters / $3.7M Fri. (includes $500K previews) /$3.6M Sat/ $2.9M Sun/ 3-day cume: $10.2M /Wk 1
6). Spider-Man: Homecoming (SONY/MARVEL), 3,116 theaters (-509)/ $2.6M Fri. /$3.6M Sat/$2.6M Sun/ 3-day cume: $8.8M (-34%)/Total: $294.9M/Wk 5
7). Atomic Blonde (FOC), 3,326 theaters (+22)/ $2.4M Fri. /$3.4M Sat/ $2.4M Sun/ 3-day cume: $8.2M (-55%) /Total $34.1M/Wk 2
8). Detroit (ANPA), 3007 theaters (+2987) / $2.6M Fri./$2.6M Sat/$2M Sun/n 3-day cume: $7.25M (+1971%)/Total: $7.8M/Wk 2
9.) War for the Planet of the Apes (FOX), 2,704 theaters (-670) / $1.7M Fri. /$2.5M Sat/$1.8M Sun/ 3-day cume: $6M (-43%) /Total: $130.3M/Wk 4
10). Despicable Me 3 (UNI/ILL), 2,445 theaters (-585) / $1.7M Fri. /$2.2M Sat/ Sun/ 3-day cume: $5.3M (-30%) /Total: $240.8M/ Wk 6
Chris Meledandri's Illumination Entertainment has clearly found the master key to galactic success, since (once again), the Despicable Me franchise rakes in large amounts of bucks on it climbs to a $900+ million plateau. (It's always beneficial to bottom lines when cartoon producers insert lots of sight gags. Audiences like them).