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, Feb. 2 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 2 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hide and Seek$1,123,896-12%3,005--$374$25,739,2931Fox
2Million Dollar Baby$1,082,185-8%2,0101863$538$24,909,0837Warner Bros.
3The Aviator (2004)$573,9100%2,503242$229$69,915,7916Miramax
4Are We There Yet?$503,702-4%2,7101$186$40,122,7782Sony / Columbia
5Sideways$501,868-1%1,694995$296$41,520,66615Fox Searchlight
6Meet the Fockers$494,144-3%3,006-440$164$259,847,4416Universal
7Coach Carter$371,891-2%2,57422$144$54,732,9633Paramount
8In Good Company$361,697-3%1,960-3$185$37,063,3535Universal
9The Phantom of the Opera$318,3271%1,5110$211$39,868,8596Warner Bros.
10Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)$312,796-10%2,2970$136$15,766,9722Rogue