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

DateDayDay no.Top 10 GrossLW%Total Daily GrossTop movie of the day
Jul 12Sat193$50,185,2108%$56,114,075Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 19Sat200$49,629,195-1%$56,056,470Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 11Fri192$46,710,96539%$51,067,184Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 05Sat186$46,425,414-23%$52,341,800Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jul 18Fri199$45,048,634-4%$49,465,760The Purge: Anarchy
Jul 13Sun194$36,947,0194%$40,880,252Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 20Sun201$35,872,742-3%$40,211,593Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 06Sun187$35,421,549-24%$39,914,587Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jul 04Fri185$33,498,583-48%$37,913,006Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jul 03Thu184$29,853,611109%$33,256,600Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jul 02Wed183$26,989,87063%$29,658,911Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jul 01Tue182$21,751,9616%$22,731,905Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jul 15Tue196$21,196,21814%$23,627,030Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 08Tue189$18,554,711-15%$20,885,785Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jul 22Tue203$18,210,044-14%$20,608,523Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 14Mon195$16,898,5496%$18,902,656Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 07Mon188$15,959,089-25%$17,995,188Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jul 16Wed197$15,749,62913%$17,865,330Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 21Mon202$15,140,097-10%$17,129,196Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 23Wed204$14,620,541-7%$16,654,747Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Jul 09Wed190$13,920,000-48%$15,968,603Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jul 10Thu191$13,244,537-56%$15,269,604Transformers: Age of Extinction
Jul 17Thu198$13,073,435-1%$14,872,336Dawn of The Planet of The Apes