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 Tue, Feb. 22 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Feb. 22 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hitch$2,155,917-60%3,5750$603$97,201,8522Sony / Columbia
2Constantine$2,022,309-48%3,006--$673$35,646,5601Warner Bros.
3Because of Winn-Dixie$786,368-74%3,188--$247$14,004,8151Fox
4Million Dollar Baby$627,052-53%2,10570$298$56,280,48410Warner Bros.
5Are We There Yet?$468,828-73%2,519-291$186$71,527,6925Sony / Columbia
6Son of the Mask$403,298-75%2,966--$136$9,505,3881New Line
7The Aviator (2004)$339,457-56%1,710-486$199$89,246,6809Miramax
8Pooh's Heffalump Movie$334,078-72%2,5290$132$12,910,9202Disney
9Boogeyman$323,693-58%2,572-480$126$42,050,5123Sony / Screen Gems
10Sideways$310,225-52%1,300-319$239$59,009,11218Fox Searchlight