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, Jul. 9 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 9 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$5,903,8901%3,557--$1,660$99,010,9571Sony / Columbia
2Mr. Deeds$2,654,3726%3,2310$822$78,779,9062Sony / Columbia
3Lilo & Stitch$2,045,95417%3,2220$635$106,813,5553Disney
4Like Mike$1,581,9475%2,410--$656$22,009,1571Fox
5Minority Report$1,575,3268%2,729-272$577$100,160,1683Fox
6The Bourne Identity$1,142,25612%2,512-151$455$91,178,5504Universal
7Scooby-Doo$1,033,61119%3,257-190$317$139,433,4254Warner Bros.
8Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$547,54328%1,792-375$306$61,763,0115Warner Bros.
9The Powerpuff Girls Movie$508,59610%2,340--$217$7,099,7181Warner Bros.
10The Sum of All Fears$369,8725%1,592-894$232$112,445,3216Paramount