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, Apr. 6 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 6 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sin City$1,712,170-16%3,230--$530$34,865,7591Miramax / Dimension
2Guess Who$717,696-2%3,1470$228$43,170,3062Sony / Columbia
3Beauty Shop$623,344-8%2,6590$234$18,654,7211MGM
4Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$546,857-1%3,2330$169$32,739,9092Warner Bros.
5Robots$472,9727%3,026-405$156$105,799,4594Fox
6The Ring Two$327,666-6%3,179-162$103$69,063,5153DreamWorks
7The Pacifier$321,6978%2,851-251$113$97,021,7385Disney
8The Upside of Anger$293,4064%1,111944$264$9,373,8684New Line
9Hitch$195,8420%1,859-374$105$171,829,9438Sony / Columbia
10Hostage$190,999-2%1,728-249$111$30,853,2834Miramax