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 Sun, Feb. 17 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 17 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1John Q.$5,990,458-27%2,466--$2,429$20,276,3661New Line
2Return to Never Land$4,278,342-14%2,605--$1,642$11,888,5911Disney
3Crossroads (2002)$3,989,172-25%2,380--$1,676$14,527,8461Paramount
4Big Fat Liar$3,040,709-18%2,5343$1,200$22,208,5022Universal
5Collateral Damage$2,661,197-26%2,8240$942$27,882,6512Warner Bros.
6A Beautiful Mind$2,538,704-29%2,081-139$1,220$124,366,5597Universal
7Hart's War$2,267,893-30%2,459--$922$7,774,1851MGM
8Black Hawk Down$1,999,713-26%2,150-814$930$95,435,6745Sony / Columbia
9Super Troopers$1,888,398-19%1,780--$1,061$6,203,1871Fox Searchlight
10Snow Dogs$1,809,706-20%2,286-168$792$66,548,0305Disney