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, Apr. 25 - Sun, Apr. 27

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Identity$16,225,040--2,733--$5,937$16,225,0401Sony / Columbia
2Anger Management$15,005,176-40%3,65686$4,104$103,523,3873Sony / Columbia
3Holes$12,552,638-23%2,34918$5,344$36,377,1862Disney
4Malibu's Most Wanted$7,337,455-42%2,5030$2,931$23,844,0142Warner Bros.
5Confidence$4,563,588--1,871--$2,439$4,563,5881Lionsgate
6Bulletproof Monk$4,402,038-49%2,9550$1,490$18,957,2272MGM
7What a Girl Wants$3,235,354-28%2,450-480$1,321$32,856,7044Warner Bros.
8Phone Booth$3,006,818-47%2,113-334$1,423$40,173,3714Fox
9It Runs in the Family (2003)$2,804,188--1,207--$2,323$2,804,1881MGM
10The Real Cancun$2,108,796--2,261--$933$2,108,7961New Line