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. 26 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 26 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hulk$4,079,643-6%3,660--$1,115$81,748,6601Universal
2Finding Nemo$3,084,8999%3,404-21$906$240,027,1854Disney
32 Fast 2 Furious$1,177,1230%3,140-278$375$107,769,3543Universal
4Bruce Almighty$1,152,4591%3,074-403$375$215,144,2385Universal
5Rugrats Go Wild$1,007,90913%3,0410$331$27,338,5892Paramount
6The Italian Job$971,2236%2,095-602$464$71,296,9834Paramount
7Alex & Emma$686,534-1%2,310--$297$8,918,0151Warner Bros.
8Hollywood Homicide$675,2931%2,8400$238$24,253,0102Sony / Columbia
9Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd$612,0882%2,6090$235$22,501,3442New Line
10The Matrix Reloaded$488,8081%1,850-500$264$266,410,2456Warner Bros.