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, Dec. 27 2001

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 27 2001LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$11,020,242-9%3,3590$3,281$117,164,4271New Line
2Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$4,638,85317%3,139--$1,478$27,169,8061Paramount
3Ocean's Eleven$4,214,357-8%3,0750$1,371$110,825,5643Warner Bros.
4Ali$4,003,227-31%2,446--$1,637$20,026,1940Sony / Columbia
5Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$3,511,4393%3,311-111$1,061$274,798,8106Warner Bros.
6Vanilla Sky$2,496,966-16%2,7442$910$54,957,0392Paramount
7Monsters, Inc.$1,821,20716%2,097-585$868$229,743,4878Disney
8Joe Somebody$1,363,9823%2,506--$544$8,059,7871Fox
9How High$1,278,515-14%1,266--$1,010$12,547,4261Universal
10Not Another Teen Movie$1,205,674-11%2,3650$510$25,865,9622Sony / Columbia