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 Fri, Jun. 11 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 11 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$11,340,14566%3,8550$2,942$134,405,9152Warner Bros.
2The Chronicles of Riddick$9,897,620--2,757--$3,590$9,897,6201Universal
3The Stepford Wives$7,873,193--3,057--$2,575$7,873,1931Paramount
4Garfield$7,738,342--3,094--$2,501$7,738,3421Fox
5Shrek 2$7,465,27576%3,843-288$1,943$337,484,1614DreamWorks
6The Day After Tomorrow$4,668,52786%3,210-234$1,454$143,276,2083Fox
7Raising Helen$1,242,48630%2,103-618$591$28,823,7483Disney
8Troy$1,042,63341%2,003-747$521$123,233,7355Warner Bros.
9Van Helsing$382,24919%1,034-1025$370$116,175,4996Universal