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 Fri, Apr. 2 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 2 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hellboy$8,622,316--3,028--$2,848$8,622,3161Sony / Columbia
2Walking Tall$5,334,907--2,836--$1,881$5,334,9071MGM
3Home on the Range$3,964,127--3,047--$1,301$3,964,1271Disney
4Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$3,579,542181%3,3120$1,081$38,539,8092Warner Bros.
5The Prince and Me$3,347,820--2,682--$1,248$3,347,8201Paramount
6The Passion of the Christ$2,504,85496%3,408194$735$322,758,9696Newmarket
7The Ladykillers$2,186,636154%1,5874$1,378$18,581,8322Disney
8Jersey Girl$1,742,901202%1,821301$957$12,447,9712Miramax
9Dawn of the Dead (2004)$1,437,317113%2,357-391$610$48,610,2013Universal
10Taking Lives$1,097,146104%2,010-695$546$25,078,2273Warner Bros.