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 Sun, Feb. 8 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Feb. 8 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop 2: Back in Business$5,498,401-48%2,711--$2,028$24,241,6181MGM
2Miracle$5,016,860-40%2,605--$1,926$19,379,3641Disney
3You Got Served$1,895,880-47%1,94310$976$25,864,5322Sony / Screen Gems
4Catch That Kid$1,807,494-35%2,847--$635$5,824,5881Fox
5The Butterfly Effect$1,711,869-40%2,519-86$680$41,320,1193New Line
6Along Came Polly$1,625,483-50%2,958-94$550$75,050,6324Universal
7The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$1,370,823-32%1,878-378$730$351,137,3648New Line
8Mystic River$1,003,751-43%1,3700$733$69,894,55517Warner Bros.
9Cold Mountain$863,037-45%1,917-583$450$82,887,7987Miramax
10Big Fish$816,247-45%1,617-663$505$59,718,0389Sony / Columbia