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 Mon, Dec. 13 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 13 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ocean's Twelve$3,019,755-65%3,290--$918$42,173,5481Warner Bros.
2Blade: Trinity$1,206,264-71%2,912--$414$25,692,9061New Line
3The Polar Express$1,044,483-63%3,257-393$321$110,878,2725Warner Bros.
4National Treasure$611,735-74%3,203-40$191$124,683,1484Disney
5Christmas with the Kranks$382,501-80%3,294-122$116$55,163,4993Sony / Columbia
6The Incredibles$290,813-80%2,656-522$109$232,867,9166Disney
7The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie$178,315-87%3,3070$54$73,774,0684Paramount
8Alexander$157,517-63%2,125-320$74$32,752,0413Warner Bros.
9Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason$127,569-52%1,701-732$75$38,543,4455Universal
10Ray$90,869-62%1,129-418$80$69,380,9077Universal