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, Sep. 5 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 5 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bring It On$602,342-78%2,41030$250$37,250,3052Universal
2Highlander: Endgame$373,413-68%1,543--$242$6,646,4101Miramax / Dimension
3Space Cowboys$343,142-82%2,7950$123$74,890,0505Warner Bros.
4What Lies Beneath$311,737-75%2,407-161$130$139,093,2997DreamWorks
5The Replacements$228,192-76%2,485-232$92$37,109,5934Warner Bros.
6Hollow Man$146,979-70%1,949-532$75$66,320,6505Sony / Columbia
7Nutty Professor II: The Klumps$138,462-84%2,133-410$65$115,173,0816Universal
8Gone in 60 Seconds$114,725-75%1,4261304$80$98,817,92413Disney