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 Mon, Feb. 24 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 24 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Old School$1,484,430-67%2,689--$552$18,939,3821DreamWorks
2Daredevil$916,721-81%3,4743$264$70,390,3062Fox
3Chicago$610,305-71%2,35587$259$94,696,4249Miramax
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$591,213-77%2,9230$202$65,210,9113Paramount
5The Life of David Gale$460,615-74%2,002--$230$7,577,1591Universal
6The Jungle Book 2$414,122-85%2,8157$147$25,584,4472Disney
7Gods and Generals$347,620-71%1,533--$227$5,023,0471Warner Bros.
8Dark Blue$338,741-69%2,176--$156$4,219,7061MGM / United Artists
9Shanghai Knights$329,602-80%2,526-229$130$44,837,6203Disney
10The Recruit$226,805-73%1,678-658$135$44,555,3624Disney