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 Fri, Jan. 25 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jan. 25 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$5,233,576159%3,1010$1,688$47,115,1572Sony / Columbia
2A Walk to Remember$4,554,370--2,411--$1,889$4,554,3701Warner Bros.
3The Mothman Prophecies$3,863,563--2,331--$1,657$3,863,5631Sony / Screen Gems
4The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$3,685,640--2,007--$1,836$3,685,6401Disney
5A Beautiful Mind$3,433,821186%2,23712$1,535$84,791,7914Universal
6Snow Dogs$2,846,671343%2,440138$1,167$28,578,4842Disney
7I Am Sam$2,627,268--1,268--$2,072$2,627,2685New Line
8Kung Pow! Enter the Fist$2,157,936--2,478--$871$2,157,9361Fox
9The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$2,004,662158%2,703481$742$252,650,5806New Line
10Orange County$1,489,508273%2,3170$643$31,864,2763Paramount