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. 20 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 20 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I, Robot$5,546,730-13%3,420--$1,622$64,089,5381Fox
2Spider-Man 2$2,908,848-4%4,058-108$717$308,209,4353Sony / Columbia
3A Cinderella Story$2,137,147-8%2,625--$814$18,071,9481Warner Bros.
4Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy$1,855,956-8%3,10413$598$60,838,3282DreamWorks
5Fahrenheit 9/11$1,179,4916%2,004-7$589$96,295,7984Lionsgate
6The Notebook (2004)$1,100,9949%2,089-199$527$56,001,3944New Line
7King Arthur (2004)$1,060,2951%3,0860$344$40,218,4372Disney
8DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story$544,028-4%1,945-499$280$106,278,3825Fox
9Shrek 2$536,4441%1,857-285$289$426,086,6999DreamWorks
10Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban$448,9092%1,460-542$307$239,242,3597Warner Bros.