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. 28 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 28 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Erin Brockovich$1,696,51918%2,8513$595$58,992,4992Universal
2Romeo Must Die$1,373,318-3%2,641--$520$27,368,4421Warner Bros.
3American Beauty$775,4667%1,6621$467$103,256,00428DreamWorks
4Mission to Mars$514,5229%3,10141$166$50,426,8463Disney
5Here on Earth$346,91314%1,712--$203$5,411,0061Fox
6My Dog Skip$338,1865%2,3310$145$26,327,38511Warner Bros.
7The Ninth Gate$211,33713%1,69437$125$14,787,3943Artisan
8The Tigger Movie$105,2118%1,360-341$77$43,201,2127Disney
9Snow Day$97,4148%1,924-463$51$56,960,4697Paramount
10Wonder Boys$59,50314%1,210-248$49$14,681,0005Paramount