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 Wed, Oct. 15 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 15 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kill Bill Vol. 1$1,700,598-20%3,102--$548$29,113,4681Miramax
2Mystic River$1,061,5241591%1,4671454$724$2,076,1560Warner Bros.
3Intolerable Cruelty$732,391-18%2,564--$286$15,488,1211Universal
4School of Rock$621,829-15%2,929315$212$43,115,6332Paramount
5Good Boy!$476,654-13%3,225--$148$16,200,5861MGM
6Out of Time$450,953-19%3,0760$147$30,757,7242MGM
7Under the Tuscan Sun$428,721-7%1,7014$252$29,846,3403Disney
8The Rundown$269,779-13%2,823-331$96$41,489,3203Universal
9House of the Dead$258,042-16%1,520--$170$6,793,3811Artisan
10Secondhand Lions$219,851-10%2,563-469$86$36,263,5564New Line