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, Oct. 26 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 26 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fight Club$719,53118%1,9663$366$23,232,9792Fox
2The Best Man$659,160-12%1,346--$490$1,405,2991Universal
3Double Jeopardy$532,50420%3,00266$177$91,619,5445Paramount
4Bringing Out the Dead$493,151-2%1,936--$255$995,9201Paramount
5American Beauty$461,23214%1,459109$316$49,346,2476DreamWorks
6The Story of Us$422,32222%2,1662$195$18,499,7722Universal
7Three to Tango$339,90629%2,234--$152$5,029,6241Warner Bros.
8The Sixth Sense$301,15917%2,191-491$137$255,082,38812Disney
9Three Kings$296,9757%2,411-531$123$30,542,8674Warner Bros.
10Bats$265,8702%2,540--$105$527,0581Destination