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 Wed, Mar. 29 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 29 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Erin Brockovich$1,525,221-10%2,8513$535$60,517,7202Universal
2Romeo Must Die$1,047,217-24%2,64139$397$28,415,6591Warner Bros.
3American Beauty$646,682-17%1,6621$389$103,902,68628DreamWorks
4Mission to Mars$464,530-10%3,10141$150$50,891,3763Disney
5My Dog Skip$318,203-6%2,3310$137$26,645,58811Warner Bros.
6Here on Earth$275,602-21%1,712--$161$5,686,6081Fox
7The Ninth Gate$193,742-8%1,69437$114$14,981,1363Artisan
8The Tigger Movie$105,6310%1,360-341$78$43,306,8437Disney
9Snow Day$96,126-1%1,924-463$50$57,056,5957Paramount
10Wonder Boys$58,259-2%1,210-248$48$14,739,2595Paramount