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. 11 - Sun, Feb. 13

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$43,142,305--3,575--$12,068$43,142,3051Sony / Columbia
2Boogeyman$10,235,910-46%3,0520$3,354$32,769,0302Sony / Screen Gems
3Are We There Yet?$8,237,343-22%2,81020$2,931$61,255,3234Sony / Columbia
4Million Dollar Baby$7,447,665-14%2,03510$3,660$44,954,3789Warner Bros.
5Pooh's Heffalump Movie$5,804,899--2,529--$2,295$5,804,8991Disney
6The Wedding Date$5,513,603-50%1,70410$3,236$19,422,8142Universal
7Hide and Seek$5,408,652-39%2,525-480$2,142$43,412,2783Fox
8The Aviator (2004)$4,671,646-14%2,196-334$2,127$82,348,2078Miramax
9Sideways$4,473,642-4%1,619-167$2,763$52,781,58317Fox Searchlight
10Meet the Fockers$3,455,864-28%1,883-621$1,835$269,948,0108Universal