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 Sun, Jan. 23 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jan. 23 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Next Friday$2,116,509-37%1,17572$1,801$31,726,6302New Line
2Stuart Little$2,027,695-35%3,15159$644$118,495,2336Sony / Columbia
3The Hurricane$1,534,488-52%2,101647$730$22,583,6822Universal
4The Green Mile$1,195,209-57%2,4830$481$109,954,3647Warner Bros.
5Galaxy Quest$1,148,390-48%2,259-191$508$54,293,0185DreamWorks
6Girl, Interrupted$1,086,323-43%1,93533$561$15,715,7335Sony / Columbia
7Toy Story 2$910,934-37%1,990-336$458$231,227,9729Disney
8The Talented Mr. Ripley$825,220-55%2,215-154$373$68,106,4245Paramount
9Magnolia$539,463--1,07739$501$12,953,1876New Line
10Any Given Sunday$518,611--2,201-304$236$68,341,9045Warner Bros.