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. 20 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 20 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bringing Down the House$1,483,46910%2,8010$530$67,145,4482Disney
2Agent Cody Banks$809,0796%3,369--$240$17,304,4241MGM
3Chicago$808,6579%2,6000$311$127,849,35212Miramax
4The Hunted$762,223-2%2,516--$303$16,880,3611Paramount
5Tears of the Sun$653,5711%2,9730$220$33,482,6172Sony / Columbia
6Old School$561,3722%2,452-255$229$63,057,0034DreamWorks
7How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days$428,18514%2,430-467$176$95,312,3656Paramount
8Daredevil$239,6346%2,056-722$117$96,984,8155Fox
9The Jungle Book 2$229,6236%2,064-489$111$44,527,3485Disney
10Cradle 2 the Grave$191,8074%2,150-475$89$32,518,0673Warner Bros.