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. 26 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 26 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bridget Jones's Diary$733,030-14%2,221610$330$7,693,4522Miramax
2Along Came a Spider$512,829-10%2,54313$202$12,095,5783Paramount
3Blow$385,199-25%2,103-146$183$11,099,1153New Line
4Spy Kids$340,613-4%3,19119$107$43,831,2874Miramax / Dimension
5Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$339,180-8%2,123--$160$1,534,6641Paramount
6Freddy Got Fingered$300,381-17%2,271--$132$1,690,4461Fox
7Joe Dirt$205,694-3%2,6380$78$6,699,1262Sony / Columbia
8Kingdom Come$158,432-3%1,1110$143$16,785,7812Fox Searchlight
9Enemy at the Gates$151,146-13%1,645-49$92$30,640,6356Paramount
10Heartbreakers (2001)$104,400-8%1,886-591$55$23,070,9535MGM