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 Thu, Oct. 16 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 16 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kill Bill Vol. 1$1,700,2200%3,102--$548$30,813,6881Miramax
2Mystic River$1,011,636-5%1,4671454$690$3,087,7920Warner Bros.
3School of Rock$777,87625%2,929315$266$43,893,5092Paramount
4Intolerable Cruelty$719,566-2%2,564--$281$16,207,6871Universal
5Good Boy!$581,07522%3,225--$180$16,781,6611MGM
6Out of Time$470,7074%3,0760$153$31,228,4312MGM
7Under the Tuscan Sun$431,8151%1,7014$254$30,278,1553Disney
8Secondhand Lions$271,23323%2,563-469$106$36,534,7894New Line
9The Rundown$268,9210%2,823-331$95$41,758,2413Universal
10House of the Dead$258,2490%1,520--$170$7,051,6301Artisan