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, Jan. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$2,015,535-10%3,7030$544$294,657,8043New Line
2Cold Mountain$950,8036%2,21653$429$45,587,3922Miramax
3Cheaper by the Dozen$915,109-29%3,3079$277$87,830,6352Fox
4Something's Gotta Give$902,7807%2,80899$322$82,953,8954Sony / Columbia
5The Last Samurai$678,5652%2,401-156$283$91,364,2095Warner Bros.
6Paycheck$668,342-10%2,7620$242$40,053,1652Paramount
7Mona Lisa Smile$647,3186%2,71437$239$51,262,6373Sony / Columbia
8Peter Pan (2003)$395,945-31%2,8130$141$35,153,5292Universal
9Stuck on You$197,059-15%2,064-336$95$31,149,0154Fox
10Bad Santa$173,472-17%1,7100$101$57,311,4096Miramax / Dimension