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, Jun. 12 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 12 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Finding Nemo$5,053,5534%3,39117$1,490$163,106,5782Disney
22 Fast 2 Furious$3,220,1861%3,408--$945$64,905,2921Universal
3Bruce Almighty$2,110,8718%3,54957$595$179,580,7603Universal
4The Italian Job$1,542,19411%2,877244$536$45,797,5282Paramount
5The Matrix Reloaded$1,011,2977%3,225-228$314$251,746,0614Warner Bros.
6Daddy Day Care$476,18013%2,713-415$176$90,122,8435Sony / Columbia
7X2: X-Men United$353,33412%1,946-451$182$205,563,5296Fox
8Wrong Turn$337,5575%1,614-1$209$11,063,6572Fox
9The In-Laws$223,8187%2,047-605$109$18,728,0213Warner Bros.