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 Fri, Jul. 19 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 19 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Stuart Little 2$5,285,862--3,255--$1,624$5,285,8621Sony / Columbia
2Road to Perdition$4,567,80596%2,159362$2,116$36,460,0522DreamWorks
3Men in Black II$4,448,83570%3,64130$1,222$148,023,0363Sony / Columbia
4K-19: The Widowmaker$4,275,141--2,828--$1,512$4,275,1411Paramount
5Mr. Deeds$2,405,13454%2,823-416$852$102,722,3234Sony / Columbia
6Eight Legged Freaks$2,217,23591%2,530--$876$4,811,3681Warner Bros.
7Reign of Fire$2,202,79858%2,6290$838$24,131,3422Disney
8Halloween: Resurrection$1,860,44598%2,094140$888$18,302,4632Miramax / Dimension
9Lilo & Stitch$1,524,52111%2,127-813$717$124,981,2005Disney
10The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course$1,470,55433%2,525-10$582$15,535,2942MGM