Spider-Man: Homecoming and War for the Planet of the Apes are currently dominating Fandango’s weekend ticket sales at the box office.
Both blockbusters are set to go head to head as the web-slinger swings into his second weekend as War charges in for its debut. The films are neck and neck as Homecoming leads Fandango’s Fanticipation movie buzz indicator with 90 out of 100 points while War sits right behind with 89 points.
Apes itself is outpacing both Star Trek Beyond and the previous installment of the Apes franchise, 2014’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes at the same point in the Fandango sales cycle.
According to a Fandango survey of more than 1,000 War for the Planet of the Apes moviegoers, 87% are fans of Woody Harrelson, while another 86% want to see Andy Serkis considered for an Oscar nomination for his motion capture performance as the Apes’ leader Caesar. 83% have seen at least one previous installments of 20th Century Fox’s Planet of the Apes reboot on the silver screen and another 67% are fans of director Matt Reeves’ previous films including Cloverfield.
Spider-Man: Homecoming stars Tom Holland, Michael Keaton, Zendaya, Donald Glover, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Tony Revolori, Tyne Daly and Bokeem Woodbine, as well as Robert Downey Jr., Marisa Tomei, Jon Favreau, Michael Chernus, Kenneth Choi, Hannibal Buress, Martin Starr, Michael Barbieri, Angourie Rice and Abraham Attah. The film is now playing.
War for the Planet of the Apes stars Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Amiah Miller as Nova, Gabriel Chavarria, Chad Rook, Steve Zahn, Karin Konoval, Terry Notary, Judy Greer, Max Lloyd-Jones, Ty Olsson, Michael Adamthwaite, Aleks Paunovic, Alessandro Juliani, and Sara Canning. The film opens tomorrow, July 14.
2017 Summer Movie Preview: What To Look Out For
What do aliens, robots, superheroes, pirates, genetically-modified apes, and Will Ferrell all have in common? All of them will be visiting theaters this summer, most as perennials of the blockbusters sphere. There’s a cavalcade of riches this summer, with new offerings from both DC and Marvel, new (and in some cases, final) installments in long-running franchises, and a couple newcomers testing the waters for future sequels. Even some non-theatrical films get in on the fun, like Netflix’s War Machine starring Brad Pitt.
Here are over 20 films worth seeing over the next four months. Click Next to start!