Grosses

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Still Atop on Thursday with $3.3 MillionJuly 25, 2014 07:10 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Fox reports that Dawn of the Planet of the Apes took in $3.3 million on Thursday, off 43 percent from the same day last week. The sequel has amassed an impressive $155.7 million domestically in its first two weeks, pacing 32.5 percent ahead of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal's The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.1 million yesterday to give it a one-week sum of $41.4 million. That's about 5 percent behind where the original film stood at the same point in release, although still an overall healthy total for the follow-up.

Disney reports that Planes: Fire and Rescue grossed $2.0 million on Thursday. The animated sequel has tallied $25.8 million in its first seven days, or about 19 percent less than its 2013 predecessor at the same point.

Sony's Sex Tape bagged $1.26 million yesterday, giving it $20.9 million through 7 days of release. Unfortunately, the R-rated comedy is trailing fellow Cameron Diaz-Jason Segel flick Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction posted $0.95 million on Thursday to give it a 46 percent week-to-week drop and a new domestic cume of $231.75 million. The sequel surpassed X-Men: Days of Future Past on Wednesday to become this summer's top grossing film so far. It currently leads Captain America: The Winter Soldier by 1 percent at the same point in release, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon by 30 percent.

Weekend Actuals (Domestic) Fri, Jun. 29 - Sun, Jul. 1

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghostbusters$11,148,089-15%1,464-42$7,615$80,635,1294Columbia
2Gremlins$9,023,178-21%1,5110$5,972$46,905,0054Warner Bros.
3Cannonball Run II$8,323,948--1,778--$4,682$8,323,9481Warner Bros.
4Conan the Destroyer$6,958,872--1,117--$6,230$6,958,8721Universal
5Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom$5,741,844-26%1,546-54$3,714$93,296,6906Paramount
6Bachelor Party$4,573,530--1,081--$4,231$4,573,5301Fox
7Rhinestone$3,540,140-35%1,6300$2,172$8,999,8662Fox
8Star Trek III: The Search for Spock$3,101,663-35%1,083-449$2,864$40,837,1885Paramount
9Top Secret!$2,588,053-41%1,1000$2,353$6,994,2582Paramount