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, Oct. 28 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 28 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 3$2,483,062-11%3,505--$708$53,399,8431Miramax / Dimension
2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)$1,084,9940%3,0182$360$53,093,0002New Line
3Radio$866,8521%3,074--$282$15,026,8571Sony / Columbia
4Runaway Jury$750,19913%2,8150$267$25,467,5372Fox
5Mystic River$691,2217%1,49326$463$26,072,7902Warner Bros.
6Kill Bill Vol. 1$628,3688%2,633-469$239$55,331,4403Miramax
7School of Rock$333,4553%2,9510$113$64,052,3004Paramount
8Intolerable Cruelty$309,51713%2,290-280$135$28,836,9553Universal
9Under the Tuscan Sun$241,93623%1,224-439$198$37,686,8935Disney
10Good Boy!$208,640-11%2,762-463$76$32,550,0643MGM