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. 11 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 11 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Finding Nemo$4,837,8864%3,39117$1,427$158,053,0252Disney
22 Fast 2 Furious$3,186,849-17%3,408--$935$61,685,1061Universal
3Bruce Almighty$1,951,514-8%3,54957$550$177,469,8893Universal
4The Italian Job$1,385,428-7%2,877244$482$44,255,3342Paramount
5The Matrix Reloaded$946,835-8%3,225-228$294$250,734,7644Warner Bros.
6Daddy Day Care$422,8454%2,713-415$156$89,646,6635Sony / Columbia
7Wrong Turn$322,194-3%1,614-1$200$10,726,1002Fox
8X2: X-Men United$315,716-3%1,946-451$162$205,210,1956Fox
9The In-Laws$210,0180%2,047-605$103$18,504,2033Warner Bros.