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.

Weekend domestic gross

YearWeekendTop 10 GrossChg. LY%Total GrossChg. LY% Top movie of the week
201330 (Jul 26 - Jul 28) - 2013$151,703,40022%$172,384,58028%The Wolverine
201230 (Jul 27 - Jul 29) - 2012$124,187,763-26%$134,399,535-25%The Dark Knight Rises
201130 (Jul 29 - Jul 31) - 2011$167,881,02911%$179,927,55211%Cowboys & Aliens
201030 (Jul 23 - Jul 25) - 2010$150,757,3929%$162,198,5827%Inception
200930 (Jul 24 - Jul 26) - 2009$138,205,841-19%$151,477,403-16%G-Force
200830 (Jul 25 - Jul 27) - 2008$170,702,8271%$180,873,931-2%The Dark Knight
200730 (Jul 27 - Jul 29) - 2007$169,492,21456%$184,922,84841%The Simpsons Movie
200630 (Jul 28 - Jul 30) - 2006$108,846,7133%$131,339,3637%Miami Vice
200530 (Jul 29 - Jul 31) - 2005$105,171,776-22%$123,186,275-20%Wedding Crashers
200430 (Jul 23 - Jul 25) - 2004$135,184,188-5%$153,171,707-4%The Bourne Supremacy
200330 (Jul 25 - Jul 27) - 2003$142,802,22110%$158,797,9965%Spy Kids 3D: Game Over
200230 (Jul 26 - Jul 28) - 2002$129,689,326-8%$151,844,003-1%Austin Powers in Goldmember
200130 (Jul 27 - Jul 29) - 2001$140,387,11720%$153,313,28316%Planet of the Apes (2001)
200030 (Jul 28 - Jul 30) - 2000$117,341,62610%$131,949,598-1%Nutty Professor II: The Klumps
199930 (Jul 23 - Jul 25) - 1999$106,340,269-4%$133,444,14812%The Haunting
199830 (Jul 24 - Jul 26) - 1998$110,550,7589%$119,166,11512%Saving Private Ryan
199730 (Jul 25 - Jul 27) - 1997$101,319,31150%$106,386,84928%Air Force One
199630 (Jul 26 - Jul 28) - 1996$67,549,148-12%$83,162,583-3%A Time to Kill
199530 (Jul 28 - Jul 30) - 1995$76,994,360-20%$85,514,502-13%Waterworld
199430 (Jul 29 - Jul 31) - 1994$96,043,84823%$98,670,37814%The Mask
199330 (Jul 23 - Jul 25) - 1993$78,336,05755%$86,754,57557%Poetic Justice
199230 (Jul 24 - Jul 26) - 1992$50,517,432-5%$55,397,474-11%Mo' Money
199130 (Jul 26 - Jul 28) - 1991$53,146,128-16%$62,543,696-12%Terminator 2: Judgment Day
199030 (Jul 27 - Jul 29) - 1990$63,533,0623%$71,283,4441%Presumed Innocent
198930 (Jul 28 - Jul 30) - 1989$61,417,4728%$70,306,0447%Turner & Hooch
198830 (Jul 22 - Jul 24) - 1988$57,131,50528%$65,665,02714%Who Framed Roger Rabbit
198730 (Jul 24 - Jul 26) - 1987$44,768,1926%$57,395,64810%RoboCop (1987)
198630 (Jul 25 - Jul 27) - 1986$42,300,445-10%$52,310,850-2%Aliens
198530 (Jul 26 - Jul 28) - 1985$47,235,33410%$53,510,6759%European Vacation
198430 (Jul 27 - Jul 29) - 1984$42,855,254-8%$49,268,852-6%Purple Rain
198330 (Jul 29 - Jul 31) - 1983$46,706,3739%$52,141,8982%Vacation