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, Jul. 3 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 3 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A.I. Artificial Intelligence$4,389,42817%3,242--$1,354$37,491,3061Warner Bros.
2The Fast and the Furious$3,131,1454%2,72395$1,150$84,008,5972Universal
3Dr. Dolittle 2$2,819,61122%3,0534$924$17,101,4972Fox
4Lara Croft, Tomb Raider$1,952,60822%3,34937$583$58,867,2273Paramount
5Shrek$1,699,25928%2,704-303$628$231,169,1047DreamWorks
6Atlantis: The Lost Empire$1,664,63216%3,030-41$549$30,227,7363Disney
7Baby Boy$1,101,1485%1,533--$718$5,232,1121Sony / Columbia
8Pearl Harbor$1,040,79346%2,305-363$452$181,492,6956Disney
9crazy/beautiful$941,648-1%1,601--$588$1,890,2671Disney
10Swordfish$827,31134%2,225-435$372$27,341,2254Warner Bros.