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 Sat, Jun. 5 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jun. 5 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$31,493,417-18%3,855--$8,169$69,762,1561Warner Bros.
2Shrek 2$15,563,02949%4,131-92$3,767$302,611,4223DreamWorks
3The Day After Tomorrow$11,286,53132%3,44419$3,277$120,434,6052Fox
4Raising Helen$2,663,96327%2,7214$979$22,278,7862Disney
5Troy$2,459,86546%2,750-661$894$117,453,0174Warner Bros.
6Mean Girls$1,217,33833%1,817-801$670$77,370,3086Paramount
7Soul Plane$1,162,56041%1,5660$742$10,219,9002MGM
8Van Helsing$1,029,68443%2,059-832$500$113,910,2315Universal