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. 26 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 26 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hurricane$556,245-15%2,101647$265$24,401,5452Universal
2Next Friday$447,9603%1,17572$381$33,169,8572New Line
3Girl, Interrupted$410,018-18%1,93533$212$17,036,3285Sony / Columbia
4The Green Mile$376,318-8%2,4830$152$111,117,0187Warner Bros.
5The Talented Mr. Ripley$302,391-4%2,215-154$137$69,025,3615Paramount
6Galaxy Quest$258,478-5%2,259-191$114$55,113,5505DreamWorks
7Magnolia$191,445-20%1,07739$178$13,583,7056New Line
8Any Given Sunday$181,717-5%2,201-304$83$68,892,4045Warner Bros.
9Toy Story 2$179,52011%1,990-336$90$231,778,1379Disney
10Snow Falling on Cedars$109,371-17%1,099-56$100$10,749,2255Universal