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 Wed, Jan. 19 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 19 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Meet the Fockers$995,142-16%3,55427$280$236,494,4104Universal
2Coach Carter$886,126-20%2,524--$351$31,163,3751Paramount
3Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$757,868--2,233--$339$757,8680Rogue
4In Good Company$697,603-17%1,5661563$445$18,672,2193Universal
5The Aviator (2004)$515,513-17%1,95689$264$52,679,0764Miramax
6Elektra$471,095-28%3,204--$147$15,921,1641Fox
7White Noise$467,705-18%2,27918$205$43,890,3882Universal
8Racing Stripes$412,115-22%3,185--$129$19,803,9981Warner Bros.
9Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events$163,696-15%2,540-803$64$112,778,2735Paramount
10Ocean's Twelve$162,284-21%2,105-905$77$120,836,3456Warner Bros.