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 Tue, Jan. 14 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 14 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Catch Me If You Can (2002)$1,247,72822%3,22555$387$121,644,8143DreamWorks
2The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$1,195,04315%3,477-145$344$285,657,4234New Line
3Just Married$1,130,83614%2,766--$409$19,668,3561Fox
4Two Weeks Notice$537,95824%2,7550$195$79,964,4414Warner Bros.
5Gangs of New York$510,84913%2,34035$218$55,888,6514Miramax
6Maid in Manhattan$402,61129%2,926-124$138$84,564,4665Sony / Columbia
7Antwone Fisher$276,309-2%1,007815$274$10,991,4094Fox Searchlight
8My Big Fat Greek Wedding$225,11529%1,21218$186$207,565,15939IFC Films
9Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets$154,88022%1,550-465$100$255,740,4929Warner Bros.
10Die Another Day$140,00035%1,180-628$119$156,411,2878MGM