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 Sun, Aug. 29 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Aug. 29 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hero (2002)$4,700,130-29%2,031--$2,314$18,000,7871Miramax
2Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid$3,259,303-37%2,905--$1,122$12,812,0741Sony / Screen Gems
3Without a Paddle$2,258,217-38%2,7300$827$27,740,1442Paramount
4The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$2,257,095-35%3,331-159$678$75,063,9353Disney
5Exorcist: The Beginning$1,989,379-31%2,81310$707$31,166,8202Warner Bros.
6Collateral$1,789,683-38%2,728-301$656$80,159,4574DreamWorks
7Alien Vs. Predator$1,444,767-31%2,880-521$502$72,173,9083Fox
8Open Water$1,400,484-29%2,7090$517$22,740,4592Lionsgate
9The Bourne Supremacy$1,226,030-41%2,079-453$590$157,743,3306Universal
10Suspect Zero$1,000,222-27%1,500--$667$3,446,6411Paramount