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, Nov. 7 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 7 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Santa Clause 2$1,456,30129%3,350--$435$35,304,1871Disney
2The Ring$1,312,88913%2,808174$468$70,097,3303DreamWorks
3jackass: the movie$942,2464%2,53021$372$46,092,9412Paramount
4I Spy$648,9373%3,182--$204$15,678,1531Sony / Columbia
5My Big Fat Greek Wedding$455,57912%1,97710$230$173,596,37229IFC Films
6Ghost Ship$359,833-3%2,7870$129$23,016,5402Warner Bros.
7Sweet Home Alabama$323,23715%2,441-741$132$114,736,7566Disney
8Femme Fatale$308,880-11%1,066--$290$655,4090Warner Bros.
9Punch-Drunk Love$263,362-4%1,252771$210$12,009,5014Sony / Columbia
10Red Dragon$194,254-5%1,949-937$100$89,899,8535Universal