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, Jun. 4 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 4 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Finding Nemo$6,724,943-6%3,374--$1,993$91,105,3971Disney
2Bruce Almighty$2,828,822-11%3,4929$810$146,302,1812Universal
3The Italian Job$1,795,685-12%2,633--$682$25,076,7551Paramount
4The Matrix Reloaded$1,383,593-15%3,453-150$401$237,188,8283Warner Bros.
5Daddy Day Care$502,826-2%3,128-344$161$83,331,6324Sony / Columbia
6X2: X-Men United$460,535-9%2,397-569$192$200,779,7555Fox
7Wrong Turn$457,961-12%1,615--$284$6,650,0221Fox
8The In-Laws$366,075-4%2,6520$138$15,566,3702Warner Bros.
9Down with Love$190,131-1%1,294-823$147$17,688,5374Fox
10Holes$153,1327%1,078-684$142$62,191,2737Disney