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, Jan. 10 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 10 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$1,851,435-72%3,5273$525$206,148,7303Universal
2White Noise$1,424,510-74%2,261--$630$25,538,2801Universal
3The Aviator (2004)$569,522-70%1,86771$305$43,377,8143Miramax
4Ocean's Twelve$388,511-68%3,010-280$129$115,706,6485Warner Bros.
5Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$368,708-81%3,343-280$110$105,937,5904Paramount
6Spanglish$302,490-71%2,58798$117$37,813,4304Sony / Columbia
7The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$268,949-62%1,1050$243$19,717,6325Disney
8National Treasure$247,660-74%2,177-105$114$160,772,0728Disney
9Fat Albert$197,859-87%2,675-69$74$41,220,6293Fox
10Finding Neverland$180,301-71%1,077--$167$25,032,3919Miramax