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, Mar. 16 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 16 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission to Mars$1,440,148-1%3,054--$472$29,288,2081Disney
2My Dog Skip$587,3439%2,3310$252$15,996,1029Warner Bros.
3The Ninth Gate$545,159-1%1,586--$344$9,164,8481Artisan
4American Beauty$441,671-2%1,522183$290$93,121,83326DreamWorks
5Snow Day$317,9605%2,672-45$119$53,778,8215Paramount
6The Next Best Thing$281,9118%2,03427$139$11,524,5752Paramount
7The Tigger Movie$281,11513%2,093-553$134$39,822,0245Disney
8Reindeer Games$275,9184%2,113-91$131$20,383,9953Miramax / Dimension
9Pitch Black$266,8066%1,730-173$154$35,144,8494USA Films
10Wonder Boys$199,1102%1,5095$132$13,768,3123Paramount