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 Sun, Aug. 11 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 11 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$11,960,343-21%3,374--$3,545$44,505,7961Sony / Columbia
2Signs$8,653,914-25%3,31046$2,614$117,717,8382Disney
3Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$5,031,907-23%3,307--$1,522$25,040,8401Miramax / Dimension
4Austin Powers in Goldmember$3,773,862-26%3,508-105$1,076$167,783,5673New Line
5Blood Work$2,082,146-28%2,525--$825$7,313,0951Warner Bros.
6The Master of Disguise$1,481,712-24%2,5683$577$23,762,1072Sony / Columbia
7Road to Perdition$1,270,927-29%2,211-121$575$84,280,6355DreamWorks
8Stuart Little 2$885,406-17%2,382-713$372$53,001,0604Sony / Columbia
9Men in Black II$551,255-36%2,076-826$266$186,457,6306Sony / Columbia
10The Country Bears$264,873-20%1,260-1293$210$14,326,1213Disney