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 Thu, Nov. 11 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 11 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredibles$11,011,594144%3,933--$2,800$93,004,2291Disney
2The Polar Express$4,737,21484%3,650--$1,298$7,305,7200Warner Bros.
3Ray$1,625,25261%2,463457$660$44,110,7972Universal
4The Grudge$1,308,59045%3,127-221$418$92,238,2653Sony / Columbia
5Saw$1,207,72319%2,467152$490$39,315,9922Lionsgate
6Shall We Dance (2004)$894,55246%2,54266$352$44,657,1804Miramax
7Shark Tale$814,636261%2,817-564$289$155,432,0566DreamWorks
8Alfie$632,62318%2,215--$286$8,362,6281Paramount
9Ladder 49$303,37750%1,178-1204$258$70,833,6816Disney
10Friday Night Lights$273,01454%1,484-1520$184$58,036,0785Universal