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 Tue, Apr. 15 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 15 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Anger Management$2,956,0161%3,551--$832$48,105,5951Sony / Columbia
2Phone Booth$652,26110%2,4898$262$27,959,7552Fox
3What a Girl Wants$553,4811%2,9640$187$21,091,1312Warner Bros.
4A Man Apart$425,2534%2,49536$170$19,115,7732New Line
5Bringing Down the House$406,3947%2,830-80$144$118,404,0836Disney
6Head of State$336,4205%2,256101$149$31,590,6803DreamWorks
7Chicago$321,15812%2,114-281$152$157,481,78016Miramax
8The Core$304,6495%3,0190$101$26,350,9543Paramount
9Agent Cody Banks$215,680-2%2,007-324$107$42,984,8215MGM
10Basic$215,39717%2,246-630$96$24,140,9313Sony / Columbia