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 Mon, Mar. 14 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 14 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Robots$2,426,502-77%3,776--$643$38,472,4061Fox
2The Pacifier$1,248,135-75%3,16635$394$55,725,0542Disney
3Hostage$902,675-68%2,123--$425$11,119,4421Miramax
4Be Cool$804,043-70%3,2160$250$39,180,3022MGM
5Hitch$726,333-66%2,975-463$244$150,567,4545Sony / Columbia
6Million Dollar Baby$442,475-66%2,37525$186$84,507,11913Warner Bros.
7Constantine$403,647-64%2,170-588$186$66,924,4134Warner Bros.
8Diary of a Mad Black Woman$349,017-71%1,605-98$217$44,369,6063Lionsgate
9The Jacket$150,664-60%1,3310$113$5,139,3452Warner Independent
10Man of the House (2005)$145,068-65%1,903-519$76$16,667,1973Sony / Columbia