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, Apr. 7 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 7 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Passion of the Christ$1,774,99911%3,408194$521$335,528,6336Newmarket
2Hellboy$1,462,559-13%3,028--$483$28,179,6991Sony / Columbia
3Home on the Range$1,268,1421%3,047--$416$17,610,3171Disney
4Johnson Family Vacation$1,219,640--1,273--$958$1,219,6400Fox Searchlight
5Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$1,155,216-1%3,3120$349$53,209,5722Warner Bros.
6Walking Tall$1,128,872-9%2,836--$398$19,129,8641MGM
7The Prince and Me$818,2061%2,682--$305$11,788,6051Paramount
8The Ladykillers$563,340-4%1,5874$355$25,153,3992Disney
9Jersey Girl$491,055-1%1,821301$270$17,241,1682Miramax
10Dawn of the Dead (2004)$388,102-13%2,357-391$165$53,063,6793Universal