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, Mar. 14 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 14 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission to Mars$1,756,2952%3,054--$575$26,391,6271Disney
2The Ninth Gate$656,4349%1,586--$414$8,068,6761Artisan
3My Dog Skip$582,11816%2,3310$250$14,869,8209Warner Bros.
4American Beauty$507,62921%1,522183$334$92,229,47826DreamWorks
5Snow Day$324,76129%2,672-45$122$53,156,8955Paramount
6The Next Best Thing$320,04424%2,03427$157$10,981,6492Paramount
7Reindeer Games$293,88316%2,113-91$139$19,842,4143Miramax / Dimension
8Pitch Black$287,05114%1,730-173$166$34,625,6134USA Films
9The Tigger Movie$283,65429%2,093-553$136$39,293,1045Disney
10Wonder Boys$205,20715%1,5095$136$13,373,2393Paramount