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 Sun, Feb. 11 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 11 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Norbit$9,141,704-38%3,136--$2,915$34,195,1971Paramount / DreamWorks
2Hannibal Rising$3,262,007-35%3,003--$1,086$13,050,7621MGM / Weinstein
3Because I Said So$2,327,633-44%2,5293$920$25,806,4982Universal
4The Messengers$1,675,077-48%2,5291$662$24,742,4682Sony / Screen Gems
5Night at the Museum$1,654,799-41%2,702-301$612$232,151,3058Fox
6Smokin' Aces$1,209,736-30%2,199-20$550$31,171,2293Universal
7Epic Movie$1,161,853-46%2,806-34$414$35,595,4203Fox
8Pan's Labyrinth$1,050,865-33%1,14361$919$26,616,1607Picturehouse
9Dreamgirls$796,867-44%2,284-513$349$97,013,0917Paramount / DreamWorks
10The Queen$699,409-35%1,564-286$447$48,850,42820Miramax