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. 9 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 9 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Barbershop 2: Back in Business$1,320,147-76%2,711--$487$25,561,7651MGM
2Miracle$1,016,154-80%2,605--$390$20,395,5181Disney
3The Butterfly Effect$477,069-72%2,519-86$189$41,797,1883New Line
4Along Came Polly$369,526-77%2,958-94$125$75,420,1584Universal
5You Got Served$344,029-82%1,94310$177$26,208,5612Sony / Screen Gems
6The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$295,731-78%1,878-378$157$351,433,0958New Line
7Mystic River$258,035-74%1,3700$188$70,152,59017Warner Bros.
8Catch That Kid$227,214-87%2,847--$80$6,051,8021Fox
9Cold Mountain$213,836-75%1,917-583$112$83,101,6347Miramax
10Big Fish$193,128-76%1,617-663$119$59,911,1669Sony / Columbia