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, Aug. 17 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 17 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1District 9$5,162,300-51%3,049--$1,693$42,516,8901Sony / TriStar
2G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra$2,611,347-59%4,0070$652$101,187,3662Paramount
3The Time Traveler's Wife$2,338,560-48%2,988--$783$20,961,7141Warner Bros. / New Line
4Julie & Julia$1,630,600-54%2,3540$693$44,975,0892Sony / Columbia
5G-Force$1,002,125-50%3,065-417$327$100,060,0254Disney
6The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard$837,620-50%1,838--$456$6,479,0311Paramount Vantage
7Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince$737,283-55%2,771-684$266$284,617,4965Warner Bros.
8The Ugly Truth$639,297-47%2,733-242$234$78,086,7794Sony / Columbia
9(500) Days of Summer$501,166-43%1,048231$478$18,398,6985Fox Searchlight
10Funny People$452,486-49%2,584-424$175$48,362,8683Universal