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 Mon, Feb. 7 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 7 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scream 3$1,840,230-76%3,467--$531$36,554,6731Miramax / Dimension
2Next Friday$289,740-76%1,42085$204$45,581,2324New Line
3The Green Mile$210,787-78%2,335-36$90$120,943,6969Warner Bros.
4Galaxy Quest$150,965-83%1,939-270$78$63,091,3957DreamWorks
5Toy Story 2$116,285-84%1,618-178$72$237,227,83811Disney
6Any Given Sunday$61,998-74%1,557-455$40$70,041,3977Warner Bros.