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, Mar. 29 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 29 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Guess Who$1,842,076-30%3,147--$585$25,159,6621Sony / Columbia
2Robots$1,584,624-40%3,431-345$462$91,513,7793Fox
3Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$1,438,444-26%3,233--$445$20,469,6461Warner Bros.
4The Ring Two$1,099,963-29%3,3419$329$60,556,4892DreamWorks
5The Pacifier$977,657-39%3,102-79$315$88,417,7634Disney
6Ice Princess$581,297-39%2,5010$232$14,878,7052Disney
7Hitch$457,472-24%2,233-470$205$167,503,5397Sony / Columbia
8Hostage$423,215-20%1,977-206$214$27,159,0083Miramax
9Be Cool$290,888-21%1,883-777$154$52,999,1774MGM
10Million Dollar Baby$247,094-25%1,710-500$144$94,724,95315Warner Bros.