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, Aug. 3 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 3 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Village$4,746,846-21%3,730--$1,273$61,500,1601Disney
2The Bourne Supremacy$2,893,477-8%3,18015$910$104,869,6102Universal
3The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$1,908,011-10%2,867--$666$24,039,1421Paramount
4I, Robot$1,374,258-2%3,204-290$429$117,815,4003Fox
5Spider-Man 2$1,188,819-4%3,001-752$396$346,867,5145Sony / Columbia
6A Cinderella Story$954,0176%2,350-275$406$42,182,4013Warner Bros.
7Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle$946,635-8%2,135--$443$7,454,8451New Line
8Catwoman$867,999-2%3,1170$278$31,531,2472Warner Bros.
9The Notebook (2004)$543,6649%1,506-497$361$69,316,4726New Line
10Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy$524,426-2%2,032-904$258$79,224,8624DreamWorks