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, Jul. 14 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 14 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man 2$5,036,498-7%4,16614$1,209$272,671,7382Sony / Columbia
2Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy$3,562,115-5%3,091--$1,152$40,033,4671DreamWorks
3King Arthur (2004)$1,776,096-7%3,08683$576$29,273,2181Disney
4Fahrenheit 9/11$1,659,083-6%2,011286$825$85,271,2373Lionsgate
5The Notebook (2004)$1,300,431-3%2,288-35$568$46,921,9923New Line
6DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$873,435-4%2,444-509$357$100,553,8464Fox
7Shrek 2$838,757-3%2,142-467$392$420,985,3428DreamWorks
8White Chicks$752,014-5%2,201-599$342$59,275,6333Sony / Columbia
9The Terminal$713,566-2%2,313-469$309$67,345,1314DreamWorks
10Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$706,727-2%2,002-723$353$234,918,1636Warner Bros.