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 Sat, Dec. 7 2002

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 7 2002LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Die Another Day$5,872,40244%3,34723$1,755$117,305,0613MGM
2Analyze That$4,780,25427%2,635--$1,814$8,544,7881Warner Bros.
3Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$4,638,63279%3,387-295$1,370$211,118,7044Warner Bros.
4Treasure Planet$2,473,80090%3,2270$767$21,877,6052Disney
5The Santa Clause 2$2,468,40489%2,356-170$1,048$118,592,5036Disney
6Eight Crazy Nights$2,424,40971%2,5030$969$19,033,5882Sony / Columbia
7Friday After Next$1,255,01256%1,450-171$866$28,478,3223New Line
8The Ring$1,161,70938%1,642-270$707$122,801,0368DreamWorks
98 Mile$1,118,76435%2,015-483$555$110,577,9015Universal
10Wes Craven Presents: They$1,050,04028%1,6238$647$10,313,3852Miramax / Dimension