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 Wed, Jun. 30 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 30 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man 2$40,442,048--4,152--$9,740$40,442,0480Sony / Columbia
2Fahrenheit 9/11$3,353,543-11%1,1841182$2,832$35,681,3151Lionsgate
3DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$1,806,491-26%3,020326$598$74,540,7082Fox
4The Notebook (2004)$1,778,068-15%2,303--$772$19,503,4231New Line
5White Chicks$1,737,224-15%2,726314$637$33,452,2601Sony / Columbia
6Shrek 2$1,224,191-18%2,937-369$417$400,982,4936DreamWorks
7Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$1,204,752-23%3,004-801$401$215,882,7144Warner Bros.
8The Terminal$1,154,238-23%2,914103$396$45,174,4692DreamWorks
9Garfield$762,359-28%2,631-519$290$59,199,6413Fox
10Two Brothers$641,499-18%2,175--$295$8,373,0151Universal