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. 20 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 20 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1John Q.$1,315,935-14%2,466--$534$26,451,8391New Line
2Return to Never Land$864,901-6%2,605--$332$17,406,0381Disney
3Crossroads (2002)$668,621-18%2,380--$281$18,498,5021Paramount
4Big Fat Liar$634,174-11%2,5343$250$26,264,4472Universal
5A Beautiful Mind$542,693-13%2,081-139$261$126,864,7227Universal
6Hart's War$516,910-18%2,459--$210$10,055,1631MGM
7Collateral Damage$513,703-19%2,8240$182$30,232,6392Warner Bros.
8Super Troopers$438,780-17%1,780--$247$8,118,2771Fox Searchlight
9Black Hawk Down$386,832-15%2,150-814$180$97,308,3125Sony / Columbia
10Snow Dogs$379,820-5%2,286-168$166$68,896,2105Disney