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, Mar. 17 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 17 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$2,604,187-14%3,22151$809$273,310,9483Newmarket
2Starsky & Hutch$1,184,728-20%3,1850$372$55,660,2322Warner Bros.
3Secret Window$1,139,066-18%3,018--$377$22,207,1151Sony / Columbia
4Hidalgo$972,106-16%3,0652$317$38,875,3592Disney
5Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London$777,841-16%2,973--$262$10,509,0331MGM
650 First Dates$501,072-14%2,586-454$194$108,316,4015Sony / Columbia
7Twisted$263,302-10%2,208-496$119$21,972,0003Paramount
8Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen$260,303-13%1,801-379$145$25,759,9334Disney
9The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King$199,172-13%1,307-596$152$371,788,93213New Line
10Monster$130,941-21%1,012-70$129$32,565,74412Newmarket