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, Jul. 13 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 13 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man 2$5,432,121-6%4,16614$1,304$267,635,2402Sony / Columbia
2Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy$3,766,989-12%3,091--$1,219$36,471,3521DreamWorks
3King Arthur (2004)$1,906,985-3%3,086--$618$27,497,1221Disney
4Fahrenheit 9/11$1,763,7573%2,011286$877$83,612,1543Lionsgate
5The Notebook (2004)$1,341,14413%2,288-35$586$45,621,5613New Line
6DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$906,7180%2,444-509$371$99,680,4114Fox
7Shrek 2$862,24413%2,142-467$403$420,146,5858DreamWorks
8White Chicks$793,798-3%2,201-599$361$58,523,6193Sony / Columbia
9Sleepover$734,377-3%2,207--$333$5,658,9131MGM
10The Terminal$726,22812%2,313-469$314$66,631,5654DreamWorks