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, Jan. 8 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 8 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Catch Me If You Can (2002)$1,774,586-12%3,17014$560$103,053,5152DreamWorks
2The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$1,748,624-19%3,6220$483$267,070,0293New Line
3Two Weeks Notice$806,901-11%2,7550$293$71,341,1813Warner Bros.
4Gangs of New York$735,645-10%2,305115$319$49,395,9003Miramax
5Maid in Manhattan$566,232-15%3,050112$186$78,136,7364Sony / Columbia
6My Big Fat Greek Wedding$222,719-9%1,194--$187$204,842,18638IFC Films
7The Hot Chick$217,655-17%2,160-86$101$30,619,8124Disney
8Drumline$217,231-13%1,642-19$132$46,585,9894Fox
9Die Another Day$213,236-16%1,808-67$118$154,474,1717MGM
10Star Trek: Nemesis$210,245-11%2,423-219$87$40,359,3674Paramount