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, Jan. 15 - Sun, Jan. 17

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Aladdin$8,728,6034%2,33115$3,745$91,393,1918Disney
2Alive$8,624,292--1,132--$7,619$8,624,2921Disney
3Nowhere to Run$8,203,255--1,745--$4,701$8,203,2551Columbia
4A Few Good Men$7,754,158-14%2,146-55$3,613$100,593,3046Columbia
5Body of Evidence$7,365,429--2,050--$3,593$7,365,4291MGM
6Scent of a Woman$5,539,273-14%1,212129$4,570$15,950,5774Universal
7The Bodyguard$4,840,996-7%1,705-101$2,839$75,885,9668Warner Bros.
8Forever Young$4,295,016-6%1,625-85$2,643$29,810,6575Warner Bros.
9Home Alone 2: Lost in New York$4,173,149-6%1,775-391$2,351$114,596,1109Fox
10Chaplin$2,069,280-37%1,08014$1,916$5,527,1604TriStar