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 Tue, Nov. 30 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 30 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1National Treasure$1,505,692-6%3,243226$464$90,384,3862Disney
2The Polar Express$886,534-5%3,6500$243$83,308,2833Warner Bros.
3Alexander$849,371-5%2,445--$347$23,578,1781Warner Bros.
4Christmas with the Kranks$751,827-3%3,393--$222$32,345,7251Sony / Columbia
5The Incredibles$634,684-14%3,453-230$184$215,669,7714Disney
6Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$457,91527%2,47323$185$32,782,1453Universal
7The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$412,024-25%3,30795$125$59,756,9652Paramount
8After the Sunset$198,6858%2,309-510$86$24,710,8563New Line
9Ray$195,517-3%1,499-528$130$65,523,2295Universal
10Saw$95,7075%1,043-636$92$53,387,2745Lionsgate