Friday Report: ‘Apes’ Strong on Opening Day

July 14, 2014 - box office

by Ray Subers
Dawn of a Planet of a Apes 


 July 12, 2014

Dawn of a Planet of a Apes ruled a box bureau on Friday with an estimated $27.7 million.

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That entrance is adult significantly from 2011’s Rise of a Planet of a Apes ($19.5 million), and is also a bit aloft than final year’s World War Z ($25.2 million).

The film has clever reviews and good word-of-mouth, that should assistance forestall a high Saturday dump off. The World Cup final could keep some people divided on Sunday, though. Regardless, Dawn is expected to breeze adult over $70 million for a weekend.

Transformers: Age of Extinction
combined $4.8 million yesterday, that is a 55 percent dump from a prior Friday. To date, a fourth installment in a Transformers authorization has warranted $197.4 million, and will pass $200 million someday today.

In third place, Tammy fell 37 percent to an estimated $4 million. The Melissa McCarthy comedy has now warranted a plain $48.5 million.

After scarcely a month in theaters, 22 Jump Street is still impressing: a comedy supplement combined $2.05 million (down only 19 percent) for a new sum of $167.3 million.

Earth to Echo
dull out a Top Five with $1.76 million. Through 10 days, a sci-fi journey has warranted $20.9 million.

Begin Again
stretched to 939 theaters and took ninth place with $824,000. For a weekend, it will expected tumble brief of $3 million.

Weekend Projections
1. Dawn/Apes – $71 million
2. Tranformers – $15.5 million
3. Tammy – $12.5 million

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