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. 30 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 30 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Forgotten$1,117,871-7%3,104--$360$26,265,7061Sony / Columbia
2Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$377,787-12%3,1700$119$27,311,6092Paramount
3Resident Evil: Apocalypse$292,0513%2,836-448$103$44,715,1053Sony / Screen Gems
4Mr. 3000$250,646-6%2,7360$92$16,576,2972Disney
5Cellular$243,700-6%2,76314$88$26,154,5873New Line
6Wimbledon$224,213-8%2,0395$110$13,096,3532Universal
7First Daughter$214,086-6%2,260--$95$4,965,3371Fox
8Without a Paddle$158,9631%2,319-291$69$54,135,4936Paramount
9Napoleon Dynamite$119,128-3%1,0240$116$36,218,96716Fox Searchlight
10Collateral$113,894-13%1,287-318$88$98,644,3278DreamWorks