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. 23 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Aug. 23 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Exorcist: The Beginning$1,917,167-59%2,803--$684$19,971,2991Warner Bros.
2Without a Paddle$1,605,171-54%2,730--$588$15,134,8531Paramount
3The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$1,515,990-56%3,49018$434$62,732,0402Disney
4Alien Vs. Predator$1,256,603-63%3,4016$369$64,218,4522Fox
5Open Water$1,172,161-62%2,7092654$433$15,140,5201Lionsgate
6Collateral$1,005,378-63%3,029-176$332$70,727,4513DreamWorks
7The Bourne Supremacy$658,415-61%2,532-444$260$151,048,1355Universal
8The Village$408,632-57%2,249-893$182$107,456,4744Disney
9The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$403,404-62%1,920-692$210$54,949,0824Paramount
10Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie$354,555-65%2,4110$147$15,870,9782Warner Bros.