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. 30 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 30 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Rundown$1,213,7811%3,152--$385$20,965,1321Universal
2Under the Tuscan Sun$890,84915%1,226--$727$11,415,0971Disney
3Underworld$742,6943%2,92813$254$38,488,6732Sony / Screen Gems
4Secondhand Lions$506,0833%3,03825$167$24,464,7252New Line
5Once Upon a Time in Mexico$413,99714%2,922-367$142$49,743,6153Sony / Columbia
6Matchstick Men$334,94315%2,666-45$126$31,331,7253Warner Bros.
7Cold Creek Manor$322,3259%2,0350$158$15,262,2372Disney
8Duplex$293,35611%2,189--$134$5,175,7081Miramax
9The Fighting Temptations$264,640-9%2,0260$131$20,672,6002Paramount
10Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl$164,87116%1,443-303$114$296,020,02112Disney