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 Fri, Dec. 31 1999

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 31 1999LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little$5,052,424-15%2,9000$1,742$68,502,4903Sony / Columbia
2Toy Story 2$3,416,938-27%3,102-49$1,102$199,845,6356Disney
3The Green Mile$2,597,721-19%2,8750$904$67,382,6364Warner Bros.
4Galaxy Quest$2,312,592-19%2,442--$947$19,918,5332DreamWorks
5The Talented Mr. Ripley$2,187,170-40%2,309--$947$29,571,2642Paramount
6Any Given Sunday$2,102,671-36%2,5050$839$35,674,4252Warner Bros.
7Bicentennial Man$2,019,430-23%2,7670$730$33,497,8783Disney
8Anna and the King$1,172,624-26%2,129-3$551$20,627,0393Fox
9Man on the Moon$779,253-52%2,0790$375$19,924,5562Universal