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 Mon, Jan. 12 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 12 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$1,098,896-73%3,532-171$311$313,422,4394New Line
2Big Fish$1,087,974-68%2,4062281$452$24,476,6075Sony / Columbia
3Cold Mountain$618,283-68%2,30286$269$55,966,5063Miramax
4Something's Gotta Give$551,729-69%2,87668$192$93,064,5005Sony / Columbia
5Cheaper by the Dozen$482,104-84%3,238-69$149$101,630,1803Fox
6The Last Samurai$414,449-67%1,901-500$218$97,600,4066Warner Bros.
7Paycheck$374,651-70%2,7620$136$46,815,7543Paramount
8My Baby's Daddy$334,460-80%1,447--$231$7,884,6731Miramax
9Mona Lisa Smile$328,858-70%2,500-214$132$57,210,6154Sony / Columbia
10Chasing Liberty$293,510-75%2,400--$122$6,374,3861Warner Bros.