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, Apr. 17 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 17 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spy Kids$1,943,039-35%3,17239$613$39,069,0783Miramax / Dimension
2Bridget Jones's Diary$1,172,3550%1,611--$728$2,340,6961Miramax
3Along Came a Spider$1,117,951-4%2,5300$442$7,948,9602Paramount
4Blow$1,024,247-1%2,2490$455$7,520,7652New Line
5Joe Dirt$774,802-26%2,638--$294$4,523,0781Sony / Columbia
6Kingdom Come$502,896-35%1,111--$453$10,991,5851Fox Searchlight
7Josie and the Pussycats$485,626-33%2,556--$190$7,789,1001Universal
8Pokemon 3: The Movie$337,648-40%2,6750$126$2,356,5122Warner Bros.
9Enemy at the Gates$309,964-4%1,694-30$183$29,467,7815Paramount
10Heartbreakers (2001)$296,640-11%2,477-231$120$22,074,2964MGM