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, Aug. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Alien Vs. Predator$2,703,417-16%3,395--$796$48,148,4861Fox
2The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$2,590,175-8%3,472546$746$45,706,4181Disney
3Collateral$1,696,012-4%3,20517$529$57,907,4672DreamWorks
4The Bourne Supremacy$1,013,532-8%2,976-227$341$142,880,0434Universal
5The Village$825,730-8%3,142-591$263$102,516,8193Disney
6The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$636,1152%2,612-255$244$49,897,6013Paramount
7Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie$611,473-14%2,411--$254$11,688,9981Warner Bros.
8Little Black Book$554,705-5%2,4450$227$16,386,6082Sony / Columbia
9I, Robot$472,408-1%2,178-628$217$135,405,2075Fox
10Spider-Man 2$424,621-4%1,907-657$223$362,310,0487Sony / Columbia