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, Dec. 10 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 10 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Eleven$3,038,002-67%3,075--$988$41,145,5721Warner Bros.
2Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$868,878-80%3,6720$237$240,666,6924Warner Bros.
3Behind Enemy Lines (2001)$520,933-72%2,84474$183$31,702,9012Fox
4Monsters, Inc.$338,224-82%2,884-506$117$212,727,3116Disney
5Spy Game$332,946-68%2,7700$120$54,279,7813Universal
6Shallow Hal$165,422-72%2,217-211$75$64,950,4295Fox
7Black Knight$157,135-80%2,233-301$70$27,218,6063Fox
8Out Cold (2001)$71,728-74%1,651-360$43$12,312,1203Disney