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 Tue, Sep. 21 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 21 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Sixth Sense$947,41010%2,7885$340$214,006,1637Disney
2Stigmata$890,8569%2,9012$307$34,403,3762MGM
3Stir of Echoes$411,9869%1,94355$212$12,365,9352Artisan
4The Thomas Crown Affair$207,94735%1,658-191$125$64,331,7927MGM
5Runaway Bride$206,9597%2,384-389$87$144,237,9998Paramount
6The 13th Warrior$193,53825%1,969-314$98$29,322,4614Disney
7Bowfinger$144,7960%2,063-389$70$63,277,6986Universal
8Mickey Blue Eyes$117,44327%1,530-445$77$32,490,0615Warner Bros.