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 Mon, Aug. 16 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 16 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alien Vs. Predator$3,928,472-57%3,395--$1,157$42,218,4671Fox
2The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$3,151,990-51%3,472--$908$40,290,2101Disney
3Collateral$1,889,040-62%3,20517$589$54,450,0972DreamWorks
4The Bourne Supremacy$1,070,312-57%2,976-328$360$140,764,9334Universal
5The Village$935,082-52%3,142-591$298$100,796,4113Disney
6Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie$882,968-59%2,411--$366$10,369,9421Warner Bros.
7The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$648,503-63%2,612-255$248$48,638,6733Paramount
8Little Black Book$602,807-45%2,4450$247$15,249,2862Sony / Columbia
9I, Robot$486,528-56%2,178-628$223$134,454,5435Fox
10Spider-Man 2$473,158-55%1,907-657$248$361,440,8267Sony / Columbia