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. 20 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 20 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Along Came Polly$1,670,421-65%2,984--$560$34,121,5851Universal
2The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$739,640-67%3,003-529$246$329,786,4435New Line
3Big Fish$702,467-65%2,514108$279$40,593,6216Sony / Columbia
4Cold Mountain$550,983-51%2,802500$197$66,527,6374Miramax
5Torque$506,018-66%2,463--$205$11,948,3251Warner Bros.
6Something's Gotta Give$469,031-50%2,502-374$187$102,148,5596Sony / Columbia
7Cheaper by the Dozen$396,445-86%3,025-213$131$115,470,0574Fox
8The Last Samurai$271,840-54%1,403-498$194$102,861,2817Warner Bros.
9Mona Lisa Smile$193,228-54%1,836-664$105$61,106,4425Sony / Columbia
10Paycheck$172,343-63%1,984-778$87$51,065,4164Paramount