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.

Studio Weekend Estimates (Domestic) Fri, Sep. 13 - Sun, Sep. 15

Wide (1000+)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Insidious Chapter 2$41,050,000--3,049--$13,463$41,050,0001FilmDistrict
2The Family (2013)$14,500,000--3,091--$4,691$14,500,0001Relativity Media
3Riddick$7,013,000-63%3,11710$2,250$31,279,3752Universal
4Lee Daniels' The Butler$5,582,000-34%3,239-91$1,723$100,041,1185Weinstein Company
5We're the Millers$5,415,000-30%3,238-207$1,672$131,602,0966Warner Bros. / New Line
6Planes$3,066,000-26%2,739-294$1,119$82,983,6566Disney
7One Direction: This Is Us$2,400,000-41%2,300-435$1,043$26,887,2023Sony / TriStar
8Elysium$2,050,000-35%1,720-521$1,192$88,387,6156Sony / TriStar
9Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters$1,825,000-25%1,638-407$1,114$62,035,4396Fox
10The World's End$1,346,661-42%1,243-277$1,083$24,011,2774Focus
11Despicable Me 2$1,200,000-18%1,006-44$1,193$359,031,32011Universal
12The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones$1,110,000-50%1,576-943$704$29,624,6064Sony / Screen Gems
13This Is The End$780,000-59%1,333-828$585$100,421,40214Sony / Columbia
14Getaway$678,000-69%1,378-757$492$9,974,8133Warner Bros.
15You're Next$603,000-62%1,110-792$543$17,979,9204Lionsgate

Limited (100 — 999)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Instructions Not Included$4,250,000-48%933216$4,555$26,580,6983Lionsgate / Pantelion
2Blue Jasmine$1,798,140-23%993-76$1,811$27,884,6948Sony Pictures Classics
32 Guns$867,000-38%908-257$955$73,445,4007Universal
4The Spectacular Now$769,90713%770355$1,000$5,802,6777A24
5The Wolverine$565,000-25%540-158$1,046$130,225,8648Fox
6The Grandmaster$465,000-55%705-99$660$5,822,5004Weinstein Company
7Austenland$381,191127%274216$1,391$1,188,6275Sony Pictures Classics
8Monsters University$373,000-17%382-214$976$265,465,05413Disney
9In a World...$308,71910%14442$2,144$2,079,6696Roadside Attractions
10World War Z$305,000-30%280-94$1,089$201,823,83313Paramount
11The Way, Way Back$290,000-37%421-129$689$20,850,13711Fox Searchlight
12Kick-Ass 2$247,000-61%343-319$720$28,553,4005Universal
13The Ultimate Life$244,000-63%4120$592$1,073,4632High Top Releasing
14Closed Circuit$209,313-78%413-457$507$5,588,0133Focus
15Jobs$186,000-55%239-263$778$15,876,0265Open Road
16Red 2$140,000-14%209-41$670$52,638,1649Lionsgate / Summit
17R.I.P.D.$133,000-17%164-17$811$33,460,1209Universal
18Now You See Me$127,000-35%171-34$743$117,575,42416Lionsgate / Summit
19Fruitvale Station$73,000-32%137-51$533$15,878,30810Weinstein Company

Platform (1 — 99)

#TitleweekendLocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Short Term 12$163,22775%6236$2,633$519,6514Cinedigm
2Salinger$45,009-48%40$11,252$158,7262Weinstein Company
3Wadjda$40,491--3--$13,497$116,1581Sony Pictures Classics
4Afternoon Delight$34,593-39%3914$887$153,2463The Film Arcade
5Populaire$33,250112%1512$2,217$56,4772Weinstein Company
6The Attack$26,700-25%14-2$1,907$1,665,99113Cohen Media Group
7Mother of George$22,456--1--$22,456$22,4561Oscilloscope
8Blue Caprice$15,200--1--$15,200$15,2001IFC Films
9GMO OMG$15,121--1--$15,121$15,1211Submarine Deluxe
10Mademoiselle C$14,500--6--$2,417$17,3631Cohen Media Group
11You Will Be My Son$14,10090%62$2,350$116,9185Cohen Media Group
12Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve$13,720--3--$4,573$22,0252Liberty Street Films
13Jayne Mansfield's Car$7,400--11--$673$7,4001Anchor Bay Films
14Herb & Dorothy 50x50$6,500--1--$6,500$6,5001Fine Line Media
15Spark: A Burning Man Story$5,140--6--$857$115,5065Paladin / Film Buff
16Plush$3,320--10--$332$3,3201IM Global / Blumhouse