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, Aug. 21 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 21 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Freddy Vs. Jason$2,207,387-12%3,014--$732$48,046,8071New Line
2S.W.A.T.$1,713,386-3%3,22018$532$77,266,7362Sony / Columbia
3Freaky Friday (2003)$1,601,1621%2,97925$537$65,126,1262Disney
4Open Range$1,333,9690%2,075--$643$19,834,9691Disney
5Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$1,195,0783%2,710-460$441$253,651,0366Disney
6Uptown Girls$1,188,880-5%2,495--$477$16,711,2931MGM
7Seabiscuit$947,3493%2,46234$385$86,763,8534Universal
8American Wedding$925,905-8%2,985-190$310$85,054,0833Universal
9Spy Kids 3D: Game Over$625,790-2%3,003-385$208$99,502,1164Miramax / Dimension
10Bad Boys II$337,419-1%1,785-664$189$130,294,8195Sony / Columbia