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, Jul. 13 - Sun, Jul. 15

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghostbusters$9,760,332-12%1,4701$6,640$115,637,0516Columbia
2Gremlins$6,171,855-28%1,53726$4,016$61,695,2206Warner Bros.
3The Last Starfighter$6,011,695--1,287--$4,671$6,011,6951Universal
4The Karate Kid (1984)$4,763,399-10%1,03197$4,620$19,590,2474Columbia
5The Muppets Take Manhattan$4,416,022--1,261--$3,502$4,416,0221TriStar
6Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom$4,104,665-20%1,287-24$3,189$102,507,8448Paramount
7Bachelor Party$4,071,012-22%1,189-87$3,424$13,867,1013Fox
8Cannonball Run II$2,743,475-49%1,519-326$1,806$16,496,7533Warner Bros.
9Conan the Destroyer$2,584,614-45%1,059-190$2,441$14,238,8383Universal