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, Feb. 14 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 14 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Collateral Damage$1,473,10977%2,824--$522$19,469,2241Warner Bros.
2A Beautiful Mind$1,376,084138%2,220-30$620$116,271,8636Universal
3The Count of Monte Cristo (2002)$955,527139%2,199-12$435$34,625,2023Disney
4A Walk to Remember$886,109281%2,311-109$383$32,041,4733Warner Bros.
5Black Hawk Down$884,08478%2,964-179$298$89,214,1884Sony / Columbia
6I Am Sam$722,778115%1,450147$498$25,351,3747New Line
7Rollerball$706,493127%2,762--$256$10,900,1781MGM
8Big Fat Liar$633,618118%2,531--$250$13,492,0791Universal
9The Mothman Prophecies$602,735136%2,275-56$265$29,502,5033Sony / Screen Gems
10The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$598,02784%1,706-603$351$272,933,3448New Line