Grosses

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Leads Again on Wednesday with $3.89 MillionJuly 24, 2014 07:15 AM

by Shawn Robbins

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes added $3.9 million yesterday for a 42 percent week-to-week decline, giving the sequel $152.4 million domestically in its first 13 days. Apes is running 33 percent ahead of the pace of its 2011 predecessor.

Universal reports that The Purge: Anarchy posted $2.6 million on Wednesday, off 28 percent from the day before. The thriller sequel has tallied $39.3 million in its first 6 days, or 6 percent less than its 2013 predecessor.

Planes: Fire and Rescue dropped just 9 percent to earn $2.1 million on Wednesday. The animated Disney sequel has totaled $23.8 million in its first 6 days, 20.5 percent less than last year's first flick.

Sex Tape accounted for $1.5 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day haul of $19.65 million. The R-rated comedy is lagging behind the pace of 2011's Bad Teacher by 54 percent.

Rounding out the top five, Transformers: Age of Extinction slid 39 percent from last week to $1.2 million yesterday. Michael Bay's fourth franchise entry has amassed $230.8 million domestically up to this point, overtaking X-Men: Days of Future Past ($230.79 million) as this summer's top domestic grosser so far.

Daily Domestic Gross Fri, Jul. 16 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 16 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1American Pie$4,242,48638%2,51810$1,685$36,206,4362Universal
2Lake Placid$3,505,862--2,096--$1,673$3,505,8621Fox
3Wild Wild West$2,857,10964%3,3420$855$86,869,9283Warner Bros.
4Muppets from Space$1,505,44576%2,265--$665$3,365,5311Sony / Columbia
5Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace$1,466,41843%1,850-597$793$391,023,5039Fox
6South Park: Bigger, Longer and Uncut$1,315,46954%2,008-120$655$40,143,7603Paramount
7Notting Hill$644,13232%1,183-396$544$105,648,4628Universal
8Summer of Sam$440,63414%1,068-468$413$16,218,3733Disney