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 Thu, Apr. 19 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 19 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spy Kids$1,502,057-18%3,17239$474$42,411,6703Miramax / Dimension
2Bridget Jones's Diary$951,292-8%1,611--$590$4,325,1631Miramax
3Along Came a Spider$872,498-8%2,5300$345$9,768,4142Paramount
4Blow$684,331-17%2,2490$304$9,034,2972New Line
5Joe Dirt$604,126-10%2,6380$229$5,795,0161Sony / Columbia
6Kingdom Come$426,931-2%1,11110$384$11,853,9641Fox Searchlight
7Josie and the Pussycats$357,158-15%2,55693$140$8,568,0621Universal
8Heartbreakers (2001)$270,786-4%2,477-231$109$22,626,1804MGM
9Pokemon 3: The Movie$256,262-19%2,675--$96$2,930,9172Warner Bros.
10Enemy at the Gates$236,616-7%1,694-30$140$29,960,1275Paramount