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. 18 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 18 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredibles$1,850,3612%3,9330$470$151,031,8522Disney
2The Polar Express$1,358,9406%3,6500$372$35,798,6861Warner Bros.
3After the Sunset$656,976-6%2,819--$233$14,019,4861New Line
4Ray$519,7862%2,47411$210$54,626,7633Universal
5Saw$405,4561%2,4670$164$47,474,1073Lionsgate
6Shall We Dance (2004)$329,1235%2,065-477$159$49,970,2825Miramax
7The Grudge$318,043-1%2,816-311$113$100,612,5874Sony / Columbia
8Seed of Chucky$294,761-7%2,059--$143$10,222,7561Rogue
9Alfie$211,254-4%2,2150$95$11,982,6882Paramount
10Shark Tale$79,6172%1,622-1195$49$157,856,6967DreamWorks