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 Wed, Nov. 10 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 10 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pokemon: The First Movie$10,096,144--2,901--$3,480$10,096,1440Warner Bros.
2The Bone Collector$1,655,04110%2,587--$640$21,497,4251Universal
3House on Haunted Hill (1999)$675,06237%2,7100$249$29,692,2362Warner Bros.
4The Bachelor$668,56554%2,522--$265$8,590,1931New Line
5The Insider$580,8277%1,809--$321$8,156,1611Disney
6Double Jeopardy$370,29524%2,722-264$136$104,825,9097Paramount
7American Beauty$365,58123%1,55325$235$59,657,6638DreamWorks
8Light it Up$321,834--1,219--$264$321,8340Fox
9The Sixth Sense$299,67743%1,802-249$166$263,687,59214Disney
10The Best Man$272,9239%1,290-58$212$15,691,8313Universal