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, Jan. 5 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 5 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Talented Mr. Ripley$1,154,764-7%2,3092$500$43,742,1072Paramount
2The Green Mile$1,122,851-1%2,8750$391$80,886,6554Warner Bros.
3Any Given Sunday$1,073,0882%2,5050$428$49,445,8882Warner Bros.
4Stuart Little$902,606-23%2,9000$311$84,422,6393Sony / Columbia
5Toy Story 2$682,809-25%3,102-49$220$211,901,8416Disney
6Galaxy Quest$642,287-14%2,4420$263$29,790,9522DreamWorks
7Anna and the King$573,767-13%2,129-3$270$26,841,2743Fox
8Man on the Moon$509,430-14%2,0790$245$26,411,4702Universal
9Bicentennial Man$447,156-21%2,7670$162$41,603,4463Disney