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. 26 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Aug. 26 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$1,304,568-4%3,49018$374$66,980,8742Disney
2Without a Paddle$1,227,002-7%2,730--$449$19,157,8811Paramount
3Exorcist: The Beginning$1,172,064-11%2,803--$418$24,085,3121Warner Bros.
4Collateral$935,418-3%3,029-176$309$73,689,4363DreamWorks
5Alien Vs. Predator$890,323-10%3,4016$262$67,265,8002Fox
6Open Water$832,391-9%2,7092654$307$17,977,9171Lionsgate
7The Bourne Supremacy$645,631-4%2,532-444$255$153,098,8135Universal
8The Manchurian Candidate (2004)$391,320-3%1,920-692$204$56,174,7574Paramount
9The Village$358,769-6%2,249-893$160$108,618,3914Disney
10Yu-Gi-Oh! The Movie$261,886-11%2,4110$109$16,762,4882Warner Bros.