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, Feb. 4 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 4 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Black Hawk Down$882,203-47%3,14342$281$75,947,1083Sony / Columbia
2The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$605,624-62%2,211204$274$23,976,0762Disney
3A Beautiful Mind$528,132-64%2,25013$235$105,033,0295Universal
4The Mothman Prophecies$474,482-62%2,3310$204$21,701,9662Sony / Screen Gems
5I Am Sam$417,272-67%1,30335$320$17,465,4906New Line
6Snow Dogs$378,590-86%2,4400$155$51,504,7533Disney
7The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$360,060-71%2,309-394$156$266,633,9267New Line
8A Walk to Remember$332,641-79%2,4209$137$23,658,4952Warner Bros.
9Slackers$241,486-45%1,893--$128$3,027,1781Sony / Columbia
10Birthday Girl$192,886-57%1,000--$193$2,565,8771Miramax