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 Fri, Aug. 22 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Aug. 22 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Freddy Vs. Jason$4,375,60998%3,0140$1,452$52,422,4162New Line
2S.W.A.T.$3,333,27195%3,204-16$1,040$80,600,0073Sony / Columbia
3Freaky Friday (2003)$3,157,09697%3,05879$1,032$68,283,2223Disney
4Open Range$2,794,768110%2,16388$1,292$22,629,7372Disney
5The Medallion$2,768,645--2,648--$1,046$2,768,6451Sony / TriStar
6Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$2,173,27482%2,404-306$904$255,824,3107Disney
7Uptown Girls$1,995,22768%2,4950$800$18,706,5202MGM
8My Boss's Daughter$1,875,022--2,201--$852$1,875,0221Miramax / Dimension
9Seabiscuit$1,837,19994%2,53472$725$88,601,0525Universal
10American Wedding$1,763,14890%2,467-518$715$86,817,2314Universal