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, Jan. 9 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 9 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Catch Me If You Can (2002)$1,689,583-5%3,17014$533$104,743,0982DreamWorks
2The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$1,597,751-9%3,6220$441$268,667,7803New Line
3Two Weeks Notice$819,0062%2,7550$297$72,160,1873Warner Bros.
4Gangs of New York$700,534-5%2,305115$304$50,096,4343Miramax
5Maid in Manhattan$568,8130%3,050112$186$78,705,5494Sony / Columbia
6Drumline$222,9783%1,642-19$136$46,808,9674Fox
7My Big Fat Greek Wedding$220,981-1%1,194--$185$205,063,16738IFC Films
8Star Trek: Nemesis$214,0932%2,423-219$88$40,573,4604Paramount
9The Hot Chick$205,918-5%2,160-86$95$30,825,7304Disney
10Die Another Day$202,261-5%1,808-67$112$154,676,4327MGM