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, Sep. 17 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 17 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop$1,205,300-29%1,605--$751$23,541,9571MGM
2My Big Fat Greek Wedding$1,070,31010%1,76469$607$99,054,06922IFC Films
3One Hour Photo$716,9852%1,2121039$592$15,987,2744Fox Searchlight
4City by the Sea$427,2773%2,5750$166$17,498,5192Warner Bros.
5Signs$368,222-3%3,051-181$121$213,779,1057Disney
6SwimFan$341,193-12%2,8604$119$20,410,3862Fox
7Stealing Harvard$339,393-16%2,366--$143$6,784,2631Sony / Columbia
8XXX$235,492-9%2,771-317$85$135,890,4416Sony / Columbia
9Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams$178,034-49%2,493-328$71$77,885,5926Miramax / Dimension
10Austin Powers in Goldmember$129,211-19%1,811-291$71$209,472,7588New Line