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, May. 25 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 25 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shrek 2$8,023,489-30%4,163--$1,927$148,519,2011DreamWorks
2Troy$1,981,199-30%3,4110$581$90,757,7602Warner Bros.
3Van Helsing$786,596-26%3,418-162$230$102,372,1503Universal
4Mean Girls$574,726-21%3,05439$188$66,012,5794Paramount
5Man on Fire (2004)$320,480-26%2,104-546$152$70,215,5755Fox
613 Going on 30$231,171-16%2,028-628$114$52,585,9015Sony / Columbia
7Breakin' All the Rules$201,355-18%1,3180$153$9,501,7112Sony / Screen Gems
8New York Minute$90,842-31%2,360-646$38$12,845,3473Warner Bros.
9Laws of Attraction$87,730-7%1,010-993$87$17,046,2864New Line