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. 29 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 29 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Darkness Falls$611,012-13%2,837--$215$14,102,5631Sony / Columbia
2Catch Me If You Can (2002)$534,519-5%2,776-274$193$146,538,1845DreamWorks
3About Schmidt$495,459-3%1,236290$401$37,497,7197New Line
4The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers$491,418-12%2,666-444$184$310,409,0656New Line
5National Security$458,795-11%2,7290$168$27,565,8142Sony / Columbia
6Confessions of a Dangerous Mind$420,746-9%1,769--$238$7,487,6244Miramax
7Kangaroo Jack$388,5600%2,84830$136$36,407,1632Warner Bros.
8Just Married$358,291-12%2,697-72$133$44,526,5143Fox
9Gangs of New York$285,100-5%1,905-265$150$66,236,2956Miramax
10A Guy Thing$216,782-9%2,5205$86$12,979,3652MGM