'One Direction' takes over weekend box office

Sept. 1, 2013 at 12:42 PM   |   0 comments

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Boy band fans rejoice -- "One Direction: This is Us" was No. 1 at the box office during the weekend with $17 million.

"Lee Daniels' The Butler," with Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, was second with $14.742 million.

All studio estimates of gross North American receipts are via Box Office Mojo.

"We're the Millers" was third with $12.61 million; "Planes" fourth with $7.756 million; "Instructions Not Included" fifth with $7.5 million; "Elysium" sixth with $6.3 million; "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones" seventh with $5.2 million; "The World's End" eighth with $4.759 million; "Getaway (2013)" ninth with $4.505 million.

And "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" was 10th with $4.425 million.

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