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. 15 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 15 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1What Women Want (2000)$11,329,510--3,012--$3,761$11,329,5101Paramount
2How the Grinch Stole Christmas$3,207,007180%3,25674$985$203,039,0785Universal
3Vertical Limit$2,679,320166%2,3070$1,161$22,388,6672Sony / Columbia
4Proof of Life$1,502,14994%2,7050$555$14,931,0142Warner Bros.
5Unbreakable$1,195,423132%2,297-385$520$80,618,0654Disney
6102 Dalmatians$566,64189%2,190-514$259$45,902,0934Disney
7Meet the Parents$358,20776%1,380-554$260$158,168,13611Universal
8Rugrats in Paris: The Movie$337,43779%2,540-300$133$42,823,3275Paramount
9Charlie's Angels$332,46157%1,625-579$205$120,336,1117Sony / Columbia