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, Sep. 9 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 9 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hero (2002)$571,314-11%2,09261$273$37,233,0442Miramax
2Paparazzi$378,498-17%2,115--$179$9,235,3291Fox
3Vanity Fair$338,213-7%1,05150$322$8,484,7141Focus
4Without a Paddle$334,303-10%2,75626$121$41,006,2503Paramount
5Collateral$333,186-10%2,348-380$142$89,977,0875DreamWorks
6Wicker Park$315,468-14%2,598--$121$7,925,6351MGM
7Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid$256,548-11%2,9050$88$24,771,7882Sony / Screen Gems
8The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement$232,723-10%3,139-192$74$86,327,9854Disney
9The Bourne Supremacy$231,785-7%1,717-362$135$165,510,5467Universal
10Exorcist: The Beginning$215,841-13%2,452-361$88$38,782,3393Warner Bros.