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, Jun. 29 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 29 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$2,445,859-14%3,020326$810$72,734,2172Fox
2The Notebook (2004)$2,084,669-4%2,303--$905$17,725,3551New Line
3White Chicks$2,052,940-17%2,726--$753$31,715,0361Sony / Columbia
4Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$1,559,410-1%3,404-401$458$214,677,9624Warner Bros.
5The Terminal$1,508,1242%2,914103$518$44,020,2312DreamWorks
6Shrek 2$1,490,9351%2,937-369$508$399,758,3026DreamWorks
7Garfield$1,061,839-1%2,880-270$369$58,437,2823Fox
8Two Brothers$784,266-2%2,175--$361$7,731,5161Universal
9The Stepford Wives$692,5921%2,437-620$284$50,237,9963Paramount
10The Day After Tomorrow$596,0290%2,212-455$269$176,819,9895Fox