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 Thu, Feb. 24 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 24 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Whole Nine Yards$957,7224%2,910--$329$18,883,1251Warner Bros.
2Snow Day$915,7191%2,70238$339$34,339,3782Paramount
3Hanging Up$903,6024%2,618--$345$18,563,4111Sony / Columbia
4Pitch Black$732,8602%1,832--$400$15,857,4681USA Films
5The Tigger Movie$635,2293%2,75532$231$24,339,6682Disney
6Scream 3$541,3176%3,368-99$161$73,799,4633Miramax / Dimension
7American Beauty$472,7252%1,287--$367$76,214,54223DreamWorks
8The Green Mile$161,6047%2,0120$80$126,596,86011Warner Bros.
9Galaxy Quest$98,5329%1,186-403$83$68,277,1699DreamWorks