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 Wed, Jul. 10 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 10 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Men in Black II$4,910,122-17%3,5570$1,380$103,921,0791Sony / Columbia
2Mr. Deeds$2,278,582-14%3,2310$705$81,058,4882Sony / Columbia
3Lilo & Stitch$1,846,301-10%3,2220$573$108,659,8563Disney
4Like Mike$1,479,942-6%2,410100$614$23,489,0991Fox
5Minority Report$1,432,002-9%2,729-71$525$101,592,1703Fox
6The Bourne Identity$1,080,311-5%2,5120$430$92,258,8614Universal
7Scooby-Doo$926,820-10%3,2570$285$140,360,2454Warner Bros.
8Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood$541,822-1%1,7920$302$62,304,8335Warner Bros.
9The Powerpuff Girls Movie$474,470-7%2,34050$203$7,574,1881Warner Bros.
10The Sum of All Fears$351,662-5%1,5920$221$112,796,9836Paramount