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 Sat, Apr. 20 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 20 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Scorpion King$14,275,80214%3,444--$4,145$26,829,0401Universal
2Changing Lanes$5,085,14559%2,64229$1,925$29,978,2182Paramount
3Murder by Numbers$4,012,25835%2,663--$1,507$6,979,8221Warner Bros.
4The Rookie (2002)$2,886,61260%2,507-13$1,151$52,073,2154Disney
5Panic Room$2,747,11055%2,825-294$972$82,937,1514Sony / Columbia
6Ice Age$2,609,29980%2,820-191$925$157,782,2816Fox
7The Sweetest Thing$2,147,79027%2,6700$804$15,646,1352Sony / Columbia
8High Crimes$1,824,75853%2,409-338$757$30,000,0113Fox
9Clockstoppers$1,307,04473%2,188-324$597$31,085,1964Paramount
10Blade II$918,59464%1,643-531$559$77,150,4855New Line