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. 11 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 11 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Panic Room$978,838-4%3,0530$321$62,791,7152Sony / Columbia
2High Crimes$802,521-6%2,717--$295$17,533,8731Fox
3Ice Age$560,0940%3,200-133$175$143,048,1194Fox
4The Rookie (2002)$556,8965%2,52413$221$37,207,7232Disney
5National Lampoon's Van Wilder$511,14911%2,022--$253$9,462,5841Artisan
6Blade II$475,847-10%2,561-146$186$69,929,9603New Line
7Clockstoppers$239,4046%2,56323$93$23,400,3792Paramount
8Big Trouble$189,7400%1,961--$97$4,336,6641Disney
9We Were Soldiers$181,380-1%1,740-306$104$69,062,3476Paramount
10A Beautiful Mind$164,6560%1,436-124$115$165,679,93914Universal