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 Thu, Oct. 10 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 10 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Red Dragon$1,963,801-6%3,357--$585$45,622,8981Universal
2Sweet Home Alabama$1,333,98410%3,30310$404$70,450,2282Disney
3My Big Fat Greek Wedding$728,3465%1,971130$370$137,079,97825IFC Films
4The Tuxedo$506,1029%3,0220$167$29,992,0852DreamWorks
5Barbershop$370,70312%2,176125$170$61,445,1824MGM
6The Banger Sisters$320,361-3%2,518-221$127$25,585,7553Fox Searchlight
7The Four Feathers$181,2687%2,1870$83$16,195,8803Paramount
8One Hour Photo$147,5391%1,252-53$118$29,368,8917Fox Searchlight
9Signs$121,72718%1,537-246$79$223,833,44210Disney
10Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever$85,4005%1,507-1198$57$13,848,0123Warner Bros.