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, Sep. 10 - Sun, Sep. 12

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Fugitive (1993)$8,316,440-41%2,374-51$3,503$90,297,6566Warner Bros.
2Undercover Blues$4,379,488--1,596--$2,744$4,379,4881MGM
3True Romance$4,023,420--1,254--$3,208$4,023,4201Warner Bros.
4The Man Without a Face$2,922,725-47%1,290225$2,266$12,422,7063Warner Bros.
5The Real McCoy$2,705,425--1,670--$1,620$2,705,4251Universal
6Jurassic Park$2,103,638-49%1,295-125$1,624$319,345,73614Universal
7Hard Target$1,944,650-56%1,691-276$1,150$21,484,7154Universal
8In the Line of Fire$1,611,950-50%1,127-147$1,430$100,018,81210Columbia
9Sleepless in Seattle$1,579,824-45%1,219-59$1,296$61,207,50012TriStar
10Needful Things$1,466,636-64%1,815-171$808$10,719,8083Columbia