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 Wed, Oct. 6 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 6 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$1,939,234-6%4,016--$483$53,964,1211DreamWorks
2Ladder 49$1,346,888-14%3,260--$413$26,544,6961Disney
3The Forgotten$716,801-8%3,14440$228$40,335,6752Sony / Columbia
4Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$241,977-11%2,721-449$89$31,351,8053Paramount
5Resident Evil: Apocalypse$171,529-11%1,986-850$86$47,579,7554Sony / Screen Gems
6Mr. 3000$140,764-14%2,239-497$63$19,564,8313Disney
7Wimbledon$137,207-5%1,705-334$80$15,236,4403Universal
8First Daughter$132,288-11%2,28020$58$7,542,3292Fox
9Cellular$130,795-13%2,020-743$65$28,590,3094New Line
10Without a Paddle$62,204-13%1,439-880$43$55,621,5047Paramount