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 Fri, Jul. 7 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 7 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie$15,037,119--2,912--$5,164$15,037,1191Miramax / Dimension
2The Perfect Storm$8,123,00759%3,4070$2,384$81,201,9712Warner Bros.
3The Patriot$4,363,70263%3,0610$1,426$54,402,3622Sony / Columbia
4Disney's The Kid$3,919,268--2,167--$1,809$3,919,2681Disney
5Me, Myself & Irene$2,511,20837%2,996-91$838$61,525,8003Fox
6Big Momma's House$1,291,91570%1,926-466$671$100,863,6586Fox
7The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle$1,166,44626%2,48222$470$13,306,6182Universal
8Gone in 60 Seconds$1,116,22650%1,871-780$597$84,054,3165Disney
9Mission: Impossible II$988,11595%2,057-610$480$201,713,9887Paramount
10Gladiator (2000)$539,05852%1,210-201$446$172,477,95910DreamWorks