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. 22 2000

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 22 2000LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cast Away$11,425,506--2,774--$4,119$11,425,5061Fox
2What Women Want (2000)$6,183,03549%3,04432$2,031$54,750,4392Paramount
3Miss Congeniality$4,162,571--2,668--$1,560$4,162,5711Warner Bros.
4The Family Man$3,999,015--2,388--$1,675$3,999,0151Universal
5How the Grinch Stole Christmas$3,986,65580%3,164-92$1,260$224,382,1436Universal
6Vertical Limit$1,421,43728%2,40598$591$34,149,6423Sony / Columbia