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, Feb. 4 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 4 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Butterfly Effect$723,566-13%2,6050$278$34,127,6472New Line
2Along Came Polly$533,974-10%3,05257$175$67,683,1663Universal
3You Got Served$471,536-15%1,933--$244$17,854,1361Sony / Screen Gems
4The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$368,596-8%2,256-302$163$346,491,7547New Line
5Mystic River$348,214-5%1,37043$254$65,934,00316Warner Bros.
6Cold Mountain$308,929-9%2,500-302$124$79,331,6996Miramax
7Big Fish$307,745-10%2,280-158$135$56,279,4948Sony / Columbia
8Something's Gotta Give$268,0630%1,601-542$167$112,650,6018Sony / Columbia
9The Big Bounce$257,449-15%2,304--$112$4,190,9351Warner Bros.
10Cheaper by the Dozen$193,717-9%2,396-414$81$128,636,4876Fox