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, Apr. 23 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 23 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bridget Jones's Diary$740,372--2,221610$333$5,065,5352Miramax
2Along Came a Spider$558,345--2,54313$220$10,326,7593Paramount
3Blow$524,243--2,103-146$249$9,558,5403New Line
4Freddy Got Fingered$490,136--2,271--$216$490,1361Fox
5Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$406,069--2,123--$191$406,0691Paramount
6Spy Kids$358,879--3,19119$112$42,770,5494Miramax / Dimension
7Joe Dirt$227,908--2,6380$86$6,022,9242Sony / Columbia
8Kingdom Come$217,958-78%1,1110$196$16,281,6622Fox Searchlight
9Enemy at the Gates$151,258--1,645-49$92$30,111,3856Paramount
10Josie and the Pussycats$102,475-83%2,5582$40$11,612,6562Universal