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, Jan. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$2,015,535-10%3,7030$544$294,657,8043New Line
2Cold Mountain$950,8036%2,21653$429$45,587,3922Miramax
3Cheaper by the Dozen$915,109-29%3,3079$277$87,830,6352Fox
4Something's Gotta Give$902,7807%2,80899$322$82,953,8954Sony / Columbia
5The Last Samurai$678,5652%2,401-156$283$91,364,2095Warner Bros.
6Paycheck$668,342-10%2,7620$242$40,053,1652Paramount
7Mona Lisa Smile$647,3186%2,71437$239$51,262,6373Sony / Columbia
8Peter Pan (2003)$395,945-31%2,8130$141$35,153,5292Universal
9Stuck on You$197,059-15%2,064-336$95$31,149,0154Fox
10Bad Santa$173,472-17%1,7100$101$57,311,4096Miramax / Dimension