Top 10 Films: Weekend of 07/18/14
Rank   Title Wk   Wknd$   Cume$
1   Dawn of the Planet o   2   36.00  139
2   Purge: Anarchy, The   1   28.37  28
3   Planes: Fire & Rescu   1   18.00  18
4   Sex Tape   1   15.00  15
5   Transformers: Age of   4   10.00  227
6   Tammy   3   7.61  71
7   22 Jump Street   6   4.70  181
8   How to Train Your Dr   6   3.80  161
9   Maleficent   8   3.30  228
10   Earth to Echo   3   3.26  32

Analyst’s Commentary

And So It Goes is not a reference to Kurt Vonnegut’s phrase in Slaughterhouse Five referring to fate’s fickle hand. (read more…)

Despite a drop of about 50% (more or less fairly decent for a big damned opening) Dawn Of the Planet of the Apes could not be purged from the top rung of the box office ladder this weekend. (read more…)

Thursday Three Fer this week. Almost a complete slate of sequels with Purge: Anarchy, Planes: Fire and Rescue, and Sex Tape. (read more…)

Sex Tape, Purge: Anarchy, or Planes: Fire and Rescue, which will be the box office champion this coming weekend? Based on comparison films it looks like it will be either Sex Tape or Purge: Anarchy. (read more…)

It dawned on everyone Friday that intelligent apes would rule the weekend if not the entire summer. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes exceeded our estimates by a bit and scored a robust 73 Million at the continent’s hungry box offices this past weekend. (read more…)