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, Jun. 25 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 25 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Fast and the Furious$5,203,226-53%2,628--$1,980$45,290,7901Universal
2Dr. Dolittle 2$2,600,592--3,049--$853$3,990,0331Fox
3Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$2,012,599--3,312--$608$49,750,2732Paramount
4Atlantis: The Lost Empire$1,511,413--3,071--$492$22,182,5292Disney
5Shrek$1,200,809-59%3,007-310$399$216,432,5866DreamWorks
6Swordfish$821,748--2,660--$309$23,454,9423Warner Bros.
7Pearl Harbor$770,096-58%2,668-472$289$172,663,1525Disney
8Moulin Rouge!$501,257-51%1,585-499$316$43,936,6984Fox
9Evolution$417,917-54%2,258-355$185$32,739,0683DreamWorks
10The Animal$327,938--2,228--$147$16,581,0954Sony / Columbia