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, Jan. 13 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 13 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$1,834,5724%3,5273$520$211,792,9093Universal
2White Noise$1,084,6171%2,261--$480$29,041,7691Universal
3The Aviator (2004)$594,1383%1,86771$318$45,189,7653Miramax
4Ocean's Twelve$425,2665%3,010-280$141$116,956,2755Warner Bros.
5Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$381,6344%3,343-280$114$107,079,6334Paramount
6Spanglish$333,8367%2,58798$129$38,795,0264Sony / Columbia
7National Treasure$265,3967%2,177-105$122$161,566,9778Disney
8The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou$249,3610%1,1050$226$20,509,4585Disney
9Finding Neverland$212,9388%1,077--$198$25,650,0779Miramax
10Fat Albert$200,4425%2,675-69$75$41,813,9063Fox