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. 13 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 13 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Home on the Range$1,127,571-39%3,05811$369$30,400,6312Disney
2Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$968,273-41%3,130-182$309$65,504,7533Warner Bros.
3Hellboy$934,757-31%3,04315$307$43,113,8882Sony / Columbia
4The Passion of the Christ$931,904-28%3,240-168$288$355,239,3717Newmarket
5The Alamo (2004)$771,879-32%2,609--$296$11,031,7321Disney
6Walking Tall$771,001-26%2,8360$272$30,771,9962MGM
7Johnson Family Vacation$757,257-38%1,317--$575$13,793,6871Fox Searchlight
8Ella Enchanted$706,155-47%1,931--$366$8,198,4921Miramax
9The Prince and Me$603,181-37%2,71129$222$19,974,6672Paramount
10The Girl Next Door$590,471-26%2,148--$275$7,387,3801Fox