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. 24 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 24 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Exorcist: The Beginning$1,626,490-15%2,803--$580$21,597,7891Warner Bros.
2The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$1,583,5074%3,49018$454$64,315,5472Disney
3Without a Paddle$1,478,659-8%2,730--$542$16,613,5121Paramount
4Alien Vs. Predator$1,166,355-7%3,4016$343$65,384,8072Fox
5Open Water$1,090,516-7%2,7092654$403$16,231,0361Lionsgate
6Collateral$1,063,9236%3,029-176$351$71,791,3743DreamWorks
7The Bourne Supremacy$735,10812%2,532-444$290$151,783,2435Universal
8The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$432,0547%1,920-692$225$55,381,1364Paramount
9The Village$422,6003%2,249-893$188$107,879,0744Disney
10Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie$334,677-6%2,4110$139$16,205,6552Warner Bros.