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 Wed, Jan. 16 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 16 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1A Beautiful Mind$1,100,727-11%2,222369$495$61,796,9082Universal
2The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$1,084,099-17%3,3810$321$231,847,5384New Line
3Orange County$637,188-14%2,317--$275$17,989,4771Paramount
4Ocean's Eleven$522,986-15%2,670-100$196$164,329,0076Warner Bros.
5Vanilla Sky$377,605-21%2,770-72$136$89,573,1425Paramount
6Kate & Leopold$343,240-13%2,4670$139$16,371,8323Miramax
7Ali$227,195-18%2,52175$90$55,289,4413Sony / Columbia
8Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone$214,397-12%2,170-511$99$306,143,5859Warner Bros.
9Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius$168,180-12%2,810-341$60$69,645,7154Paramount
10How High$142,109-12%1,237-36$115$27,781,4364Universal