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, Apr. 4 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 4 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age$2,187,455-7%3,333-12$656$127,093,6933Fox
2Panic Room$2,171,410-9%3,053--$711$40,284,5231Sony / Columbia
3The Rookie (2002)$1,609,480-7%2,511--$641$23,244,0671Disney
4Blade II$1,100,945-11%2,7070$407$60,303,0902New Line
5Clockstoppers$1,053,018-5%2,540--$415$15,168,2261Paramount
6E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (2002 re-issue)$617,395-9%3,0070$205$27,166,7852Universal
7We Were Soldiers$369,912-5%2,046-813$181$68,317,1325Paramount
8A Beautiful Mind$358,092-6%1,560105$230$162,398,59313Universal
9Showtime$334,991-8%2,321-596$144$34,769,7943Warner Bros.
10Resident Evil$312,703-5%1,919-609$163$35,803,0313Sony / Screen Gems