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. 24 - Sun, Sep. 26

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Double Jeopardy$23,162,542--2,547--$9,094$23,162,5421Paramount
2Blue Streak$12,547,093-35%2,7350$4,588$31,755,8992Sony / Columbia
3The Sixth Sense$8,435,193-25%2,7913$3,022$223,963,1058Disney
4For Love of the Game$6,435,770-51%2,85425$2,255$19,477,4552Universal
5Stigmata$4,700,199-49%2,854-47$1,647$40,306,5713MGM
6Stir of Echoes$2,288,940-42%1,897-46$1,207$15,311,1583Artisan
7Jakob the Liar$2,056,647--1,200--$1,714$2,056,6471Sony / Columbia
8Mumford$1,851,291--1,452--$1,275$1,851,2911Buena Vista
9Runaway Bride$1,613,381-38%1,870-514$863$146,203,4209Paramount
10The Thomas Crown Affair$969,007-50%1,405-253$690$65,644,5838MGM