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 Mon, Jan. 15 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 15 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Save the Last Dance$4,081,236-40%2,230--$1,830$27,527,3411Paramount
2Cast Away$2,531,447--3,048--$831$112,222,5294Fox
3Traffic$1,998,047-42%1,52717$1,308$34,810,9292USA Films
4Miss Congeniality$1,601,305-36%2,6680$600$79,699,1464Warner Bros.
5Thirteen Days$1,514,935-46%2,029--$747$11,676,4561New Line
6What Women Want (2000)$1,356,298-49%3,09240$439$153,559,0045Paramount
7The Family Man$890,024-45%2,44131$365$64,865,3574Universal