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 Sun, Oct. 10 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Oct. 10 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Shark Tale$9,558,352-31%4,07054$2,348$87,351,3892DreamWorks
2Friday Night Lights$5,240,913-37%2,667--$1,965$20,268,9651Universal
3Ladder 49$3,577,684-39%3,2611$1,097$41,025,1692Disney
4Taxi (2004)$3,376,197-34%3,001--$1,125$12,649,5081Fox
5The Forgotten$2,096,450-37%2,981-163$703$48,724,5443Sony / Columbia
6Raise Your Voice$1,075,113-34%2,521--$426$4,023,3441New Line
7Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow$585,971-53%1,743-978$336$33,932,5364Paramount
8Resident Evil: Apocalypse$391,236-28%1,217-769$321$49,009,9145Sony / Screen Gems
9Mr. 3000$258,080-41%1,386-853$186$20,658,7734Disney
10Cellular$251,454-43%1,152-868$218$29,682,7135New Line