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 Mon, Aug. 12 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 12 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1XXX$5,017,272-58%3,374--$1,487$49,523,0681Sony / Columbia
2Signs$3,549,504-59%3,31046$1,072$121,267,3422Disney
3Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$2,355,935-53%3,307--$712$27,396,7751Miramax / Dimension
4Austin Powers in Goldmember$1,730,715-54%3,508-105$493$169,514,2823New Line
5Blood Work$812,014-61%2,525--$322$8,125,1091Warner Bros.
6The Master of Disguise$808,406-45%2,5683$315$24,570,5132Sony / Columbia
7Road to Perdition$521,663-59%2,211-121$236$84,802,2985DreamWorks
8Stuart Little 2$448,957-49%2,382-713$188$53,450,0174Sony / Columbia
9Men in Black II$247,558-55%2,076-826$119$186,705,1886Sony / Columbia
10The Country Bears$137,531-48%1,260-1293$109$14,463,6523Disney