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 Sat, Jan. 15 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jan. 15 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Coach Carter$9,498,64720%2,524--$3,763$17,395,1761Paramount
2Meet the Fockers$8,227,88647%3,55427$2,315$225,635,8124Universal
3Racing Stripes$5,929,20085%3,185--$1,862$9,131,5341Warner Bros.
4In Good Company$5,739,65527%1,5661563$3,665$10,739,7703Universal
5Elektra$4,855,9989%3,204--$1,516$9,308,3101Fox
6White Noise$4,820,84429%2,27918$2,115$37,610,8712Universal
7The Aviator (2004)$2,149,72949%1,95689$1,099$48,783,2124Miramax
8Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$1,744,15583%2,540-803$687$109,775,4655Paramount
9Fat Albert$1,277,540105%2,043-632$625$43,713,5074Fox
10Ocean's Twelve$1,237,21435%2,105-905$588$119,109,4106Warner Bros.