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, May. 24 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 24 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$9,907,178-31%3,661--$2,706$182,707,8801Fox
2Monster-in-Law$1,243,533-19%3,4240$363$46,958,9892New Line
3Kicking & Screaming$728,998-29%3,47015$210$35,948,4862Universal
4Crash (2005)$576,830-17%1,90529$303$28,924,5643Lionsgate
5Unleashed$421,504-21%1,9625$215$18,810,8762Rogue
6Kingdom of Heaven$381,271-21%2,808-411$136$42,085,2363Fox
7House of Wax$311,252-17%2,766-345$113$27,601,0063Warner Bros.
8The Interpreter$281,888-13%2,164-438$130$66,010,9065Universal
9The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$205,436-19%2,211-559$93$47,362,1484Disney
10Mindhunters$123,628-4%1,0400$119$3,817,6992Dimension Films