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 Tue, Mar. 19 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 19 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age$2,876,774-5%3,316--$868$52,208,1061Fox
2Resident Evil$1,244,573-8%2,528--$492$20,296,5431Sony / Screen Gems
3Showtime$994,2654%2,917--$341$16,958,6341Warner Bros.
4The Time Machine$782,6691%2,95814$265$41,495,3922DreamWorks
5We Were Soldiers$702,8624%3,1430$224$53,800,3363Paramount
640 Days and 40 Nights$455,20120%2,312-87$197$30,647,0263Miramax
7A Beautiful Mind$383,07219%1,533-260$250$149,913,81011Universal
8All About the Benjamins$336,651-21%1,51914$222$18,442,6242New Line
9John Q.$279,7681%2,019-363$139$65,749,1045New Line
10The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring$224,50917%1,101-109$204$294,757,37713New Line