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 Mon, Jun. 23 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 23 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hulk$6,112,663-63%3,660--$1,670$68,242,4631Universal
2Finding Nemo$2,732,514-59%3,404-21$803$231,285,8684Disney
32 Fast 2 Furious$1,256,626-59%3,140-278$400$104,145,7403Universal
4Bruce Almighty$1,122,449-58%3,074-403$365$211,669,4115Universal
5The Italian Job$841,164-60%2,095-602$402$68,478,5464Paramount
6Rugrats Go Wild$797,960-62%3,0410$262$24,596,6602Paramount
7Alex & Emma$669,573-56%2,310--$290$6,780,8661Warner Bros.
8Hollywood Homicide$652,519-60%2,8400$230$22,214,7402Sony / Columbia
9Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd$637,952-49%2,6090$245$20,659,9152New Line
10The Matrix Reloaded$488,695-60%1,850-500$264$264,893,7606Warner Bros.