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 Wed, Nov. 20 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 20 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$4,032,317-15%3,682--$1,095$102,454,1771Warner Bros.
28 Mile$1,010,692-22%2,49626$405$87,936,9622Universal
3The Ring$599,578-15%2,882-45$208$102,595,2885DreamWorks
4The Santa Clause 2$530,542-7%3,346-6$159$84,144,6053Disney
5Half Past Dead$347,864-20%2,113--$165$9,032,1891Sony / Columbia
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$295,665-19%1,812-163$163$187,119,66531IFC Films
7jackass: the movie$254,635-18%2,413-119$106$60,186,6264Paramount
8I Spy$209,847-13%2,611-571$80$31,388,5113Sony / Columbia
9Sweet Home Alabama$117,319-10%1,469-535$80$122,234,3228Disney
10Femme Fatale$109,867-12%1,0660$103$6,037,2882Warner Bros.