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.

Daily Domestic Gross Tue, Apr. 30 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 30 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Scorpion King$1,052,9452%3,4495$305$63,404,9912Universal
2Changing Lanes$588,8525%2,6420$223$45,730,3263Paramount
3Murder by Numbers$524,53715%2,6630$197$19,341,9852Warner Bros.
4Life or Something Like It$425,3249%2,606--$163$7,035,9781Fox
5Jason X$333,162-13%1,878--$177$7,364,7321New Line
6Panic Room$312,81010%2,463-362$127$90,779,3235Sony / Columbia
7The Sweetest Thing$288,37727%2,124-546$136$21,798,6103Sony / Columbia
8The Rookie (2002)$250,121-5%2,54336$98$61,283,0805Disney
9High Crimes$236,67316%2,054-355$115$35,533,8984Fox
10Ice Age$214,8454%2,594-226$83$166,252,0717Fox