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 Sat, Oct. 25 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Oct. 25 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 3$19,003,0383%3,505--$5,422$37,401,0331Miramax / Dimension
2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$5,926,46319%3,0182$1,964$47,368,5792New Line
3Radio$5,505,80526%3,074--$1,791$9,860,2881Sony / Columbia
4Runaway Jury$3,644,89338%2,8150$1,295$21,886,7382Fox
5Mystic River$3,282,52744%1,49326$2,199$22,513,0452Warner Bros.
6School of Rock$2,811,93642%2,9510$953$61,662,4494Paramount
7Kill Bill Vol. 1$2,523,64624%2,633-469$958$52,322,9073Miramax
8Good Boy!$2,174,68482%2,762-463$787$30,410,6093MGM
9Intolerable Cruelty$1,557,37036%2,290-280$680$27,327,3783Universal
10Under the Tuscan Sun$972,38943%1,224-439$794$36,616,2085Disney