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, Feb. 23 - Sun, Feb. 25

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hannibal$15,767,006-47%3,29254$4,789$77,565,2023MGM
2Down to Earth$11,211,225-35%2,5210$4,447$13,969,6512Paramount
33000 Miles to Graceland$7,160,521--2,545--$2,814$7,160,5211Warner Bros.
4Recess: School's Out$6,932,758-31%2,6306$2,636$22,703,9082Disney
5Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon$6,592,288-37%1,74998$3,769$81,934,51712Sony Pictures Classics
6Sweet November$5,136,388-53%2,2680$2,265$16,151,6142Warner Bros.
7Chocolat (2000)$4,761,167-16%1,844363$2,582$30,194,95311Miramax
8The Wedding Planner$3,951,771-31%2,064-290$1,915$52,174,1245Sony / Columbia
9Monkeybone$2,685,078--1,722--$1,559$2,685,0781Fox
10Save the Last Dance$2,286,909-42%1,728-324$1,323$75,952,8987Paramount