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 Thu, Mar. 6 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 6 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Old School$1,055,3314%2,74253$385$41,579,9722DreamWorks
2Cradle 2 the Grave$762,985-11%2,625--$291$20,346,5561Warner Bros.
3Chicago$696,3864%2,44792$285$107,598,11810Miramax
4How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$672,1577%2,9230$230$80,196,8734Paramount
5Daredevil$496,109-1%3,234-240$153$86,321,4173Fox
6The Jungle Book 2$326,4202%2,814-1$116$35,265,2113Disney
7The Life of David Gale$319,064-6%2,0031$159$14,986,6902Universal
8Shanghai Knights$284,8618%2,515-11$113$52,058,8604Disney
9The Recruit$201,026-2%1,508-170$133$48,918,7605Disney
10Gods and Generals$197,9695%1,5330$129$9,744,9402Warner Bros.