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, Sep. 30 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 30 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sweet Home Alabama$2,073,939-73%3,293--$630$37,722,5491Disney
2The Tuxedo$750,157-82%3,022--$248$15,800,6481DreamWorks
3My Big Fat Greek Wedding$620,542-71%1,841-12$337$123,821,57024IFC Films
4Barbershop$545,859-77%2,051157$266$51,873,7593MGM
5The Banger Sisters$426,675-67%2,7380$156$19,247,9702Fox Searchlight
6The Four Feathers$257,911-68%2,187275$118$12,636,9592Paramount
7Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever$224,508-71%2,7050$83$11,814,1262Warner Bros.
8One Hour Photo$223,807-67%1,307-25$171$26,332,9606Fox Searchlight
9Signs$141,348-73%1,783-555$79$221,296,0929Disney
10Trapped$128,142-65%2,2270$58$5,854,6852Sony / Columbia