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, Dec. 8 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 8 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Vertical Limit$5,105,793--2,307--$2,213$5,105,7931Sony / Columbia
2How the Grinch Stole Christmas$4,359,803247%3,18244$1,370$181,361,1674Universal
3Proof of Life$3,253,081--2,705--$1,203$3,253,0811Warner Bros.
4Unbreakable$2,382,958183%2,682-26$889$72,285,2033Disney
5102 Dalmatians$1,223,723229%2,7040$453$39,272,9173Disney
6Meet the Parents$996,957330%1,934-383$515$155,079,57210Universal
7Charlie's Angels$787,016161%2,204-547$357$117,410,9356Sony / Columbia
8Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$714,908189%2,840-97$252$38,588,4354Paramount
9The 6th Day$395,93654%1,833-683$216$32,030,9794Sony / Columbia