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, Feb. 27 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 27 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$1,628,492-77%2,194--$742$31,659,3931Lionsgate
2Eight Below$856,438-81%3,0726$279$46,062,9792Disney
3The Pink Panther (2006)$511,674-83%3,313-164$154$61,359,8063Sony / Columbia
4Date Movie$479,425-76%2,8982$165$34,292,9372Fox
5Final Destination 3$411,655-73%2,726-154$151$45,364,3143New Line
6Firewall$403,531-73%2,740-100$147$37,697,3063Warner Bros.
7Curious George$378,364-84%2,60937$145$43,726,6733Universal
8Running Scared$340,919-68%1,611--$212$3,725,4801New Line
9Freedomland$233,613-70%2,3610$99$10,983,6202Sony / Columbia
10Brokeback Mountain$224,290-66%1,359-241$165$75,643,94612Focus