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 Sun, Jun. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1White Chicks$5,374,515-28%2,726--$1,972$27,180,9951Sony / Columbia
2DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$5,210,740-26%3,020326$1,725$67,458,5252Fox
3The Notebook (2004)$3,605,706-22%2,303--$1,566$13,466,9811New Line
4The Terminal$3,549,062-35%2,914103$1,218$41,038,3812DreamWorks
5Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$3,370,445-25%3,404-401$990$211,542,1574Warner Bros.
6Shrek 2$2,957,838-28%2,937-369$1,007$396,787,1646DreamWorks
7Garfield$2,047,771-33%2,880-270$711$56,299,2743Fox
8Two Brothers$1,663,438-29%2,175--$765$6,143,1891Universal
9The Chronicles of Riddick$1,392,728-22%2,443-314$570$51,152,9853Universal
10The Day After Tomorrow$1,337,459-33%2,212-455$605$175,628,0855Fox