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. 14 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 14 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
18 Mile$2,320,664-7%2,470--$940$65,096,2201Universal
2The Ring$844,8938%2,927119$289$90,024,9174DreamWorks
3The Santa Clause 2$844,8318%3,3522$252$67,415,1672Disney
4jackass: the movie$472,6994%2,5322$187$55,474,6413Paramount
5I Spy$386,084-1%3,1820$121$26,928,3132Sony / Columbia
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$380,9060%1,975-2$193$181,465,73930IFC Films
7Sweet Home Alabama$202,7043%2,004-437$101$119,650,3457Disney
8Femme Fatale$193,755-7%1,0660$182$4,443,7231Warner Bros.
9Ghost Ship$179,740-5%2,361-426$76$27,137,6513Warner Bros.
10Punch-Drunk Love$156,663-1%1,29341$121$15,288,0955Sony / Columbia