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, Apr. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hellboy$1,672,442-11%3,028--$552$26,717,1401Sony / Columbia
2The Passion of the Christ$1,602,16724%3,408194$470$333,753,6346Newmarket
3Home on the Range$1,253,2234%3,047--$411$16,342,1751Disney
4Walking Tall$1,243,829-1%2,836--$439$18,000,9921MGM
5Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$1,164,5102%3,3120$352$52,054,3562Warner Bros.
6The Prince and Me$812,8878%2,682--$303$10,970,3991Paramount
7The Ladykillers$589,41714%1,5874$371$24,590,0592Disney
8Jersey Girl$496,91118%1,821301$273$16,750,1132Miramax
9Dawn of the Dead (2004)$447,093-5%2,357-391$190$52,675,5773Universal
10Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind$373,18017%1,120-237$333$22,615,9013Focus