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. 27 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 27 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Grudge$2,122,161-13%3,245--$654$46,446,4671Sony / Columbia
2Shall We Dance (2004)$796,678-10%2,419647$329$26,837,0982Miramax
3Shark Tale$538,048-1%3,656-292$147$138,695,8874DreamWorks
4Team America: World Police$448,771-14%2,62081$171$23,657,6402Paramount
5Friday Night Lights$371,4140%2,969205$125$48,400,4163Universal
6Ladder 49$358,331-9%2,802-453$128$62,474,6544Disney
7Surviving Christmas$265,774-7%2,750--$97$5,270,2561DreamWorks
8Taxi (2004)$205,776-3%2,357-644$87$30,366,4233Fox
9The Forgotten$201,113-8%2,253-515$89$62,623,4715Sony / Columbia