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 Thu, Aug. 12 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 12 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$5,705,329-33%2,926--$1,950$14,183,1750Disney
2Collateral$2,609,322-9%3,188--$818$36,386,3781DreamWorks
3The Village$1,509,843-9%3,7333$404$92,704,5802Disney
4The Bourne Supremacy$1,505,835-4%3,20323$470$131,094,6203Universal
5The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$964,430-3%2,8670$336$41,977,6712Paramount
6Little Black Book$768,592-9%2,445--$314$10,862,3891Sony / Columbia
7I, Robot$753,079-4%2,806-398$268$130,101,3864Fox
8Spider-Man 2$711,401-4%2,564-437$277$357,456,9566Sony / Columbia
9Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle$454,645-11%2,16328$210$14,424,3532New Line
10The Notebook (2004)$318,920-4%1,255-251$254$73,563,1107New Line