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. 19 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 19 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Finding Nemo$4,147,010-2%3,42534$1,211$207,413,4723Disney
22 Fast 2 Furious$1,948,582-3%3,41810$570$91,789,6402Universal
3Bruce Almighty$1,772,8781%3,477-72$510$200,739,4314Universal
4Rugrats Go Wild$1,437,078-1%3,041--$473$16,856,1241Paramount
5The Italian Job$1,268,439-1%2,697-180$470$60,471,8203Paramount
6Hollywood Homicide$1,079,095-4%2,840--$380$15,633,3721Sony / Columbia
7Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd$1,049,565-9%2,609--$402$15,662,3451New Line
8The Matrix Reloaded$762,6983%2,350-875$325$260,463,6125Warner Bros.
9Daddy Day Care$382,560-1%1,982-731$193$93,720,4986Sony / Columbia
10X2: X-Men United$253,727-1%1,316-630$193$208,277,8457Fox