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, Nov. 23 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 23 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The World Is Not Enough$3,363,70629%3,163--$1,063$41,084,5181MGM
2Sleepy Hollow$2,586,53824%3,064--$844$33,891,6501Paramount
3Pokemon: The First Movie$682,73018%3,0430$224$68,775,3812Warner Bros.
4The Bone Collector$629,14730%2,62329$240$46,521,7533Universal
5Dogma$508,46443%1,28718$395$16,292,2442Lionsgate
6Anywhere But Here$351,80762%1,6819$209$10,702,3582Fox
7The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$282,70840%2,1470$132$11,880,2462Sony / Columbia
8The Insider$276,91736%1,84411$150$18,799,0253Disney
9The Bachelor$249,81449%2,337-187$107$18,080,5233New Line
10The Sixth Sense$167,50247%1,219-199$137$269,165,24516Disney