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, Nov. 5 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 5 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Santa Clause 2$2,206,15747%3,350--$659$32,716,1461Disney
2The Ring$1,582,8516%2,808174$564$67,622,3803DreamWorks
3jackass: the movie$1,102,4065%2,53021$436$44,248,6212Paramount
4I Spy$896,30619%3,182--$282$14,401,3811Sony / Columbia
5My Big Fat Greek Wedding$525,69840%1,97710$266$172,735,44629IFC Films
6Ghost Ship$483,6057%2,7870$174$22,286,8682Warner Bros.
7Sweet Home Alabama$380,69925%2,441-741$156$114,131,5156Disney
8Punch-Drunk Love$328,18415%1,252771$262$11,472,6584Sony / Columbia
9Red Dragon$253,33424%1,949-937$130$89,501,4265Universal
10Tuck Everlasting$138,80528%1,237-223$112$16,341,5174Disney