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 Mon, Feb. 2 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 2 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$832,401-45%2,6050$320$32,571,9042New Line
2You Got Served$707,155-75%1,933--$366$16,828,8051Sony / Screen Gems
3Along Came Polly$549,201-61%3,05257$180$66,555,2043Universal
4The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$387,456-68%2,256-302$172$345,723,8067New Line
5Mystic River$348,047-55%1,37043$254$65,220,90016Warner Bros.
6Big Fish$312,388-61%2,280-158$137$55,630,0638Sony / Columbia
7The Big Bounce$293,279-43%2,304--$127$3,629,1761Warner Bros.
8Cold Mountain$289,634-60%2,500-302$116$78,681,5466Miramax
9Something's Gotta Give$232,071-62%1,601-542$145$112,114,5758Sony / Columbia
10Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!$208,273-69%2,80897$74$13,316,3802DreamWorks