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 Mon, Apr. 26 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 26 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Man on Fire (2004)$1,915,874-68%2,980--$643$24,708,3961Fox
213 Going on 30$1,122,218-77%3,438--$326$22,175,7691Sony / Columbia
3Kill Bill Vol. 2$1,081,577-64%3,073102$352$44,048,1502Miramax
4The Punisher$574,460-68%2,6490$217$24,747,3202Lionsgate
5The Passion of the Christ$227,739-69%2,269-579$100$364,644,4859Newmarket
6Hellboy$225,360-75%2,218-679$102$55,027,4934Sony / Columbia
7Home on the Range$185,627-84%2,481-254$75$42,736,8964Disney
8Walking Tall$185,031-73%2,201-243$84$40,715,9394MGM
9Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed$163,176-87%2,420-390$67$76,964,0375Warner Bros.
10The Alamo (2004)$157,674-72%2,039-570$77$19,884,5873Disney