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, Nov. 10 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 10 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredibles$4,510,36940%3,933--$1,147$81,992,6351Disney
2The Polar Express$2,568,506--3,650--$704$2,568,5060Warner Bros.
3Saw$1,019,17220%2,467152$413$38,108,2692Lionsgate
4Ray$1,008,3789%2,463457$409$42,485,5452Universal
5The Grudge$903,90842%3,127-221$289$90,929,6753Sony / Columbia
6Shall We Dance (2004)$613,43611%2,54266$241$43,762,6284Miramax
7Alfie$536,1906%2,215--$242$7,730,0051Paramount
8Shark Tale$225,38326%2,817-564$80$154,617,4206DreamWorks
9Ladder 49$202,4832%1,178-1204$172$70,530,3046Disney
10Friday Night Lights$177,6866%1,484-1520$120$57,763,0645Universal