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 Sat, Jan. 1 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 1 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little$6,762,79434%2,9000$2,332$75,265,2843Sony / Columbia
2Any Given Sunday$6,209,849195%2,5050$2,479$41,884,2742Warner Bros.
3The Talented Mr. Ripley$6,136,045181%2,3092$2,657$35,707,3092Paramount
4The Green Mile$5,849,083125%2,8750$2,034$73,231,7194Warner Bros.
5Toy Story 2$4,974,77446%3,102-49$1,604$204,820,4096Disney
6Galaxy Quest$4,457,04593%2,44232$1,825$24,375,5782DreamWorks
7Bicentennial Man$3,638,61080%2,7670$1,315$37,136,4883Disney
8Man on the Moon$2,817,833262%2,0790$1,355$22,742,3892Universal
9Anna and the King$2,409,219105%2,129-3$1,132$23,036,2583Fox