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 Tue, Sep. 2 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 2 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Jeepers Creepers II$953,623-69%3,124--$305$19,319,5121MGM / United Artists
2S.W.A.T.$603,058-75%2,781-423$217$103,306,2724Sony / Columbia
3Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$592,964-79%2,227-177$266$275,610,3168Disney
4Open Range$569,720-79%2,24481$254$44,054,6103Disney
5Freaky Friday (2003)$550,072-84%3,0679$179$91,391,8684Disney
6Seabiscuit$447,419-82%2,55622$175$105,090,5796Universal
7Freddy Vs. Jason$428,881-72%2,929-85$146$74,378,4313New Line
8The Medallion$339,251-78%2,6524$128$17,203,7192Sony / TriStar
9American Wedding$307,779-70%1,810-657$170$98,003,9955Universal
10Uptown Girls$275,461-80%2,166-329$127$30,701,1843MGM