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 Wed, Mar. 19 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 19 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$1,344,281-15%2,8010$480$65,661,9792Disney
2The Hunted$778,772-20%2,516--$310$16,118,1381Paramount
3Agent Cody Banks$766,610-8%3,369--$228$16,495,3451MGM
4Chicago$744,888-10%2,6000$286$127,040,69512Miramax
5Tears of the Sun$646,544-19%2,9730$217$32,829,0462Sony / Columbia
6Old School$552,582-15%2,452-255$225$62,495,6314DreamWorks
7How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$375,152-15%2,430-467$154$94,884,1806Paramount
8Daredevil$225,812-11%2,056-722$110$96,745,1815Fox
9The Jungle Book 2$217,443-2%2,064-489$105$44,297,7255Disney
10Willard$189,936-16%1,761--$108$4,658,3821New Line