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, Jul. 23 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 23 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$5,082,479-7%3,35990$1,513$148,873,0662Disney
2Bad Boys II$4,406,449-18%3,186--$1,383$62,300,7021Sony / Columbia
3The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen$1,306,945-8%3,0020$435$46,635,3752Fox
4Finding Nemo$1,283,197-1%2,480-163$517$307,564,8688Disney
5Johnny English$1,229,347-12%2,236--$550$13,034,6661Universal
6Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines$1,088,961-12%3,404-100$320$131,370,7333Warner Bros.
7Legally Blonde 2: Red, White and Blonde$1,016,308-7%3,205-170$317$78,551,3433MGM
8How to Deal$771,594-16%2,319--$333$8,494,2011New Line
9Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle$596,344-10%2,261-941$264$91,067,2854Sony / Columbia
10Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas$397,0233%2,017-1069$197$24,543,6613DreamWorks