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, May. 19 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 19 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$11,786,649--3,737--$3,154$11,786,6490DreamWorks
2Troy$3,167,543-25%3,411--$929$58,824,2131Warner Bros.
3Van Helsing$1,021,863-25%3,5805$285$88,907,3932Universal
4Mean Girls$523,828-19%3,01543$174$57,199,3783Paramount
5Man on Fire (2004)$341,643-27%2,154-692$159$65,420,2394Fox
6Breakin' All the Rules$231,454-22%1,318--$176$5,947,5081Sony / Screen Gems
713 Going on 30$213,710-32%2,165-993$99$49,322,2124Sony / Columbia
8Kill Bill Vol. 2$169,288-27%1,401-551$121$61,466,4245Miramax
9Laws of Attraction$140,457-21%2,003-446$70$15,784,4233New Line
10New York Minute$89,930-48%2,550-456$35$11,211,1342Warner Bros.