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, Jan. 14 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 14 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Next Friday$4,361,699149%1,103--$3,954$8,809,4031New Line
2Girl, Interrupted$2,581,087--1,902--$1,357$2,949,6644Sony / Columbia
3The Hurricane$2,506,7071118%1,4541295$1,724$6,260,1121Universal
4The Green Mile$1,974,410225%2,483-195$795$96,422,5326Warner Bros.
5Stuart Little$1,742,170306%3,092113$563$100,267,2395Sony / Columbia
6Galaxy Quest$1,604,218271%2,4500$655$41,821,0444DreamWorks
7The Talented Mr. Ripley$1,597,231265%2,36953$674$58,114,8494Paramount
8Any Given Sunday$1,319,769197%2,5050$527$62,800,6314Warner Bros.
9Toy Story 2$1,047,082242%2,326-426$450$222,031,2478Disney
10Magnolia$923,265150%1,0384$889$8,733,6675New Line