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, Feb. 13 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 13 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Collateral Damage$833,610-19%2,824--$295$17,996,1151Warner Bros.
2A Beautiful Mind$577,117-5%2,220-30$260$114,895,7796Universal
3Black Hawk Down$495,852-12%2,964-179$167$88,330,1044Sony / Columbia
4The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$400,535-14%2,199-12$182$33,669,6753Disney
5I Am Sam$335,768-15%1,450147$232$24,628,5967New Line
6The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$325,241-2%1,706-603$191$272,335,3178New Line
7Rollerball$311,676-22%2,762--$113$10,193,6851MGM
8Big Fat Liar$291,109-24%2,531--$115$12,858,4611Universal
9The Mothman Prophecies$255,138-19%2,275-56$112$28,899,7683Sony / Screen Gems
10Snow Dogs$246,534-21%2,45414$100$60,877,2154Disney