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 Fri, Oct. 8 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 8 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$7,827,347281%4,07054$1,923$63,848,4612DreamWorks
2Friday Night Lights$6,760,785--2,667--$2,535$6,760,7851Universal
3Ladder 49$3,706,432170%3,2611$1,137$31,625,1802Disney
4Taxi (2004)$3,571,7111015%3,001--$1,190$4,192,2951Fox
5The Forgotten$2,177,750178%2,981-163$731$43,296,4693Sony / Columbia
6Raise Your Voice$1,313,061--2,521--$521$1,313,0611New Line
7Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$518,843117%1,743-978$298$32,109,3384Paramount
8Resident Evil: Apocalypse$316,82179%1,217-769$260$48,073,3785Sony / Screen Gems
9Cellular$261,42489%1,152-868$227$28,990,0395New Line
10Mr. 3000$248,25066%1,386-853$179$19,962,5094Disney