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. 24 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 24 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Toy Story 2$9,570,14826555%3,236--$2,957$9,949,3470Disney
2End of Days$5,002,103--2,593--$1,929$5,002,1030Universal
3Sleepy Hollow$3,449,26933%3,064--$1,126$37,340,9191Paramount
4Pokemon: The First Movie$1,089,24160%3,0430$358$69,864,6222Warner Bros.
5Anywhere But Here$489,24839%1,68614$290$11,191,6062Fox
6The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc$239,780-15%1,972-175$122$12,120,0262Sony / Columbia
7House on Haunted Hill (1999)$112,985-26%1,041-1489$109$37,732,5614Warner Bros.