'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, Sep. 4 - Sun, Sep. 6

Wide (1000+)

2Dirty Dancing (1987)$4,889,23933%1,00227$4,879$12,455,9893Vestron
3No Way Out$4,402,92215%1,1302$3,896$16,315,9564Orion
4The Big Easy$4,214,06739%1,21981$3,457$7,594,6343Columbia
5La Bamba$3,722,78541%1,18087$3,155$28,630,2287Columbia
6Can't Buy Me Love$3,657,68835%1,202-14$3,043$15,165,2724Disney
7The Fourth Protocol$3,280,766-10%1,0610$3,092$6,917,5972Lorimar
8The Living Daylights$2,211,7795%1,054-244$2,098$31,688,8326MGM/UA
9House II: The Second Story$2,155,646-16%1,032-37$2,089$4,729,5802New World