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 Fri, Dec. 31 2004

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 31 2004LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$12,140,3560%3,5246$3,445$132,860,5542Universal
2Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$4,727,819-6%3,6231$1,305$84,756,0243Paramount
3The Aviator (2004)$3,912,83047%1,7961755$2,179$24,094,7112Miramax
4Fat Albert$3,030,996-9%2,744--$1,105$26,181,0222Fox
5Ocean's Twelve$2,843,0533%3,2900$864$100,420,1734Warner Bros.
6National Treasure$2,367,52523%2,282-196$1,037$150,124,4617Disney
7The Polar Express$2,118,064-9%2,618-84$809$151,633,6378Warner Bros.
8Spanglish$1,668,267-9%2,48951$670$26,487,6303Sony / Columbia
9The Incredibles$1,443,6316%1,715-17$842$248,946,3409Disney
10The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$990,512-24%1,1051103$896$11,360,5214Disney