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, May. 25 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 25 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible II$8,486,655-32%3,653--$2,323$21,003,5940Paramount
2Gladiator (2000)$1,337,4851%3,04198$440$109,930,7753DreamWorks
3Road Trip$1,235,1543%2,530--$488$21,753,5861DreamWorks
4U-571$237,4090%2,155-665$110$65,695,6575Universal
5The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas$113,486-7%2,692-433$42$28,405,9104Universal
6Rules of Engagement$72,719-5%1,062-556$68$54,073,0367Paramount
7Screwed$64,1531%1,282-477$50$6,400,2282Universal