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, Dec. 4 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 4 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Die Another Day$1,402,851-16%3,3240$422$105,928,0702MGM
2Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$836,762-12%3,6820$227$202,998,8143Warner Bros.
3Treasure Planet$348,0172%3,22748$108$17,730,4951Disney
4Solaris$343,581-18%2,4060$143$10,555,3631Fox
5Friday After Next$305,955-14%1,6210$189$26,181,6982New Line
68 Mile$287,535-15%2,498-20$115$108,320,9324Universal
7The Santa Clause 2$273,663-3%2,5260$108$114,494,2315Disney
8Eight Crazy Nights$248,149-21%2,5030$99$14,922,0411Sony / Columbia
9The Ring$236,647-14%1,9120$124$120,552,9897DreamWorks
10Wes Craven Presents: They$215,509-17%1,615140$133$8,249,0121Miramax / Dimension