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 Thu, Aug. 24 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 24 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$1,253,295-1%3,741-66$335$119,682,0053Sony / Columbia
2Accepted$1,063,3500%2,914--$365$14,640,9661Universal
3Snakes on a Plane$1,024,789-8%3,5551355$288$20,155,6041New Line
4Step Up$995,949-4%2,639172$377$44,232,6212Disney
5World Trade Center$952,014-1%2,99841$318$49,169,4782Paramount
6Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$833,0218%3,227-84$258$49,278,4183Paramount
7Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$589,4305%2,277-664$259$403,564,8197Disney
8Material Girls$357,9782%1,509--$237$6,190,0411MGM
9Pulse (2006)$355,251-5%2,3230$153$16,228,5152Weinstein / Dimension
10Zoom$292,9997%2,5010$117$10,146,3912Sony / Columbia