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, Aug. 6 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 6 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Signs$7,315,486-17%3,264--$2,241$76,205,2951Disney
2Austin Powers in Goldmember$3,610,784-11%3,6130$999$149,367,2982New Line
3The Master of Disguise$1,658,032-16%2,565--$646$16,182,1131Sony / Columbia
4Stuart Little 2$1,021,419-5%3,095-187$330$48,966,8313Sony / Columbia
5Road to Perdition$759,600-5%2,33282$326$78,711,2064DreamWorks
6Men in Black II$626,421-7%2,902-640$216$183,375,3535Sony / Columbia
7The Country Bears$511,704-4%2,5530$200$12,842,6762Disney
8Mr. Deeds$343,200-3%1,966-343$175$121,587,6886Sony / Columbia
9K-19: The Widowmaker$342,603-5%2,634-196$130$31,443,6703Paramount
10Lilo & Stitch$239,389-7%1,265-515$189$137,757,9697Disney