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, Sep. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Forgotten$1,453,330-70%3,104--$468$22,476,4961Sony / Columbia
2Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$503,116-71%3,1700$159$26,019,3052Paramount
3Resident Evil: Apocalypse$341,215-70%2,836-448$120$43,802,2343Sony / Screen Gems
4Mr. 3000$315,354-75%2,7360$115$15,734,2352Disney
5Cellular$268,910-70%2,76314$97$25,349,2963New Line
6First Daughter$264,286-73%2,260--$117$4,265,7251Fox
7Wimbledon$233,483-70%2,0395$115$12,352,3652Universal
8Without a Paddle$156,700-71%2,319-291$68$53,640,5666Paramount
9Napoleon Dynamite$133,571-67%1,0240$130$35,852,16716Fox Searchlight
10Collateral$122,615-64%1,287-318$95$98,254,4648DreamWorks