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, Mar. 16 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 16 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$3,025,757-5%3,22151$939$270,706,7613Newmarket
2Starsky & Hutch$1,485,9290%3,1850$467$54,475,5042Warner Bros.
3Secret Window$1,392,413-3%3,018--$461$21,068,0491Sony / Columbia
4Hidalgo$1,151,4483%3,0652$376$37,903,2532Disney
5Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London$921,61016%2,973--$310$9,731,1921MGM
650 First Dates$585,79611%2,586-454$227$107,815,3295Sony / Columbia
7Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$297,81014%1,801-379$165$25,499,6304Disney
8Twisted$292,2213%2,208-496$132$21,708,6983Paramount
9The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$229,42911%1,307-596$176$371,589,76013New Line
10Monster$165,3578%1,012-70$163$32,434,80312Newmarket