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, Apr. 23 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 23 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Anger Management$1,905,981-9%3,57019$534$86,690,1702Sony / Columbia
2Holes$1,566,032-8%2,331--$672$22,171,9091Disney
3Malibu's Most Wanted$807,964-12%2,503--$323$15,697,7671Warner Bros.
4Bulletproof Monk$595,736-15%2,9550$202$13,975,1381MGM
5What a Girl Wants$501,652-10%2,930-34$171$29,119,2413Warner Bros.
6Phone Booth$485,142-4%2,447-42$198$36,698,7103Fox
7Bringing Down the House$307,459-4%2,284-546$135$123,687,9777Disney
8Chicago$278,973-4%1,711-403$163$161,645,26817Miramax
9A Man Apart$254,249-8%2,174-321$117$23,634,3963New Line
10Head of State$191,472-4%1,844-412$104$35,256,3804DreamWorks