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, Oct. 28 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 28 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1jackass: the movie$2,147,654-59%2,509--$856$24,910,7851Paramount
2The Ring$1,405,549-70%2,634653$534$40,798,5012DreamWorks
3Ghost Ship$743,584-74%2,787--$267$12,247,0951Warner Bros.
4My Big Fat Greek Wedding$415,851-70%1,967-47$211$164,695,05928IFC Films
5Sweet Home Alabama$368,841-74%3,182-100$116$107,669,6175Disney
6Red Dragon$331,804-69%2,886-421$115$85,247,3654Universal
7The Transporter$200,753-72%1,884-726$107$21,672,5013Fox
8Brown Sugar$161,082-75%1,146-232$141$22,507,5413Fox Searchlight
9White Oleander$146,855-67%1,402-108$105$13,816,6843Warner Bros.
10Tuck Everlasting$142,657-78%1,46012$98$14,141,8363Disney