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, Mar. 17 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 17 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$1,448,518-73%2,8010$517$62,737,3032Disney
2The Hunted$879,638-75%2,516--$350$14,362,0221Paramount
3Agent Cody Banks$830,245-78%3,369--$246$14,894,8161MGM
4Tears of the Sun$661,126-73%2,9730$222$31,380,2232Sony / Columbia
5Chicago$613,650-68%2,6000$236$125,466,92812Miramax
6Old School$513,322-70%2,452-255$209$61,289,4914DreamWorks
7How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$338,884-67%2,430-467$139$94,065,2166Paramount
8Daredevil$230,260-71%2,056-722$112$96,264,6755Fox
9Willard$229,735-75%1,761--$130$4,241,4641New Line
10Cradle 2 the Grave$226,071-73%2,150-475$105$31,919,5563Warner Bros.