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 Tue, Jan. 18 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 18 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Next Friday$849,626-66%1,103--$770$22,266,7071New Line
2The Hurricane$705,959-53%1,4541295$486$14,973,9711Universal
3Girl, Interrupted$676,875-43%1,902--$356$10,366,3574Sony / Columbia
4The Green Mile$502,650-53%2,483-195$202$103,706,8646Warner Bros.
5Stuart Little$423,174-86%3,092113$137$111,463,5975Sony / Columbia
6The Talented Mr. Ripley$388,410-52%2,36953$164$63,727,6104Paramount
7Galaxy Quest$370,119-79%2,4500$151$49,129,9504DreamWorks
8Any Given Sunday$321,530-56%2,5050$128$67,298,0574Warner Bros.
9Toy Story 2$262,955-83%2,326-426$113$227,877,4428Disney
10Magnolia$255,040-50%1,0384$246$11,969,7095New Line