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. 16 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 16 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Once Upon a Time in Mexico$1,857,3956%3,282--$566$27,034,4031Sony / Columbia
2Matchstick Men$978,24111%2,711--$361$14,949,1711Warner Bros.
3Cabin Fever$592,562-2%2,087--$284$9,832,2401Lionsgate
4Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$308,59520%2,029-174$152$288,451,91710Disney
5Open Range$234,69620%2,063-205$114$53,915,0115Disney
6Seabiscuit$210,26411%2,102-471$100$114,003,6458Universal
7S.W.A.T.$194,49822%2,062-538$94$113,144,2676Sony / Columbia
8Jeepers Creepers II$192,7210%2,784-340$69$32,252,9683MGM / United Artists
9Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star$154,943-4%2,08357$74$13,185,7812Paramount
10Freaky Friday (2003)$147,7616%2,567-406$58$102,253,6016Disney