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, Aug. 19 - Sun, Aug. 21

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The 40-Year-Old Virgin$21,422,160--2,845--$7,530$21,422,1601Universal
2Red Eye$16,167,835--3,079--$5,251$16,167,8351DreamWorks
3Four Brothers$12,487,134-41%2,649116$4,714$43,117,7262Paramount
4Wedding Crashers$8,002,613-32%2,920-211$2,741$177,658,4556New Line
5The Skeleton Key$7,724,420-52%2,7743$2,785$30,447,0782Universal
6March of the Penguins$6,488,036-5%2,10239$3,087$48,442,9349Warner Independent
7The Dukes of Hazzard$5,976,911-54%3,404-381$1,756$69,071,1103Warner Bros.
8Valiant$5,914,851--2,014--$2,937$5,914,8511Disney
9Charlie and the Chocolate Factory$4,433,151-40%2,575-729$1,722$192,637,8016Warner Bros.
10Sky High$4,035,239-36%2,145-662$1,881$50,864,6934Disney