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, Nov. 26 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 26 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Haunted Mansion$4,548,561--3,122--$1,457$4,548,5610Disney
2Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat$4,364,93169%3,464--$1,260$47,249,5321Universal
3Elf$3,849,53792%3,202-179$1,202$101,873,4653New Line
4Gothika$2,320,38218%2,382--$974$25,196,2211Warner Bros.
5Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World$1,999,67133%2,703-398$740$51,985,4342Fox
6Timeline$1,933,330--2,787--$694$1,933,3300Paramount
7The Missing$1,841,814--2,756--$668$1,841,8140Sony / Columbia
8Bad Santa$1,642,616--1,845--$890$1,642,6160Miramax / Dimension
9Love Actually$1,322,19534%1,706529$775$33,442,0693Universal
10The Matrix Revolutions$857,64613%2,055-1447$417$127,562,9213Warner Bros.