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, May. 8 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 8 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Mummy Returns$4,489,076-9%3,401--$1,320$77,559,2241Universal
2Bridget Jones's Diary$644,12950%2,54715$253$11,237,9534Miramax
3Driven$472,77216%2,9050$163$4,204,7772Warner Bros.
4Along Came a Spider$317,03921%2,5730$123$14,202,6415Paramount
5Blow$315,03719%1,558-155$202$13,017,7825New Line
6Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles$168,08910%2,14117$79$2,781,0953Paramount
7Spy Kids$162,891-4%2,815-290$58$45,093,9726Miramax / Dimension
8One Night at McCool's$148,50523%1,814-4$82$1,106,6412USA Films
9Town & Country$140,97929%2,2220$63$1,116,1762New Line
10The Forsaken$119,53315%1,5140$79$1,090,5282Sony / Screen Gems