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, Nov. 18 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 18 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$1,900,5392%3,101--$613$28,868,6261Fox
2Elf$1,552,73312%3,38144$459$73,298,3942New Line
3The Matrix Revolutions$1,155,54310%3,5020$330$116,476,6562Warner Bros.
4Love Actually$835,74127%1,177601$710$20,358,6642Universal
5Brother Bear$501,7727%3,0300$166$64,029,2713Disney
6Looney Tunes: Back in Action$363,7305%2,903--$125$10,026,2741Warner Bros.
7Scary Movie 3$268,3417%2,960-328$91$102,870,4804Miramax / Dimension
8Mystic River$264,47019%1,550-31$171$46,057,8705Warner Bros.
9Radio$251,54015%2,416-395$104$43,991,1844Sony / Columbia
10Runaway Jury$219,21124%1,582-551$139$44,916,0305Fox