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, Oct. 1 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 1 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sweet Home Alabama$2,308,39511%3,293--$701$40,030,9441Disney
2The Tuxedo$837,34612%3,022--$277$16,637,9941DreamWorks
3My Big Fat Greek Wedding$820,30132%1,841-12$446$124,641,87124IFC Films
4The Banger Sisters$546,57328%2,7380$200$19,794,5432Fox Searchlight
5Barbershop$530,880-3%2,051157$259$52,404,6393MGM
6The Four Feathers$293,34014%2,187275$134$12,930,2992Paramount
7One Hour Photo$263,11418%1,307-25$201$26,596,0746Fox Searchlight
8Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever$251,75912%2,7050$93$12,065,8852Warner Bros.
9Signs$161,44514%1,783-555$91$221,457,5379Disney
10Trapped$157,67223%2,2270$71$6,012,3572Sony / Columbia