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, Dec. 30 2003

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 30 2003LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$9,615,884-4%3,7030$2,597$241,937,5362New Line
2Cheaper by the Dozen$7,004,9266%3,298--$2,124$49,006,4781Fox
3Peter Pan (2003)$2,758,0688%2,813--$980$19,931,7911Universal
4Cold Mountain$2,744,5535%2,163--$1,269$24,450,9481Miramax
5Something's Gotta Give$2,737,4597%2,70932$1,011$61,200,3983Sony / Columbia
6Mona Lisa Smile$2,707,5918%2,6770$1,011$36,449,4282Sony / Columbia
7Paycheck$2,214,7850%2,762--$802$23,031,6701Paramount
8The Last Samurai$1,923,4708%2,557-381$752$78,028,0384Warner Bros.
9Elf$1,089,62412%2,015-436$541$166,738,1528New Line
10Stuck on You$861,3714%2,400-607$359$26,100,4063Fox