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 Thu, Apr. 7 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 7 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sin City$1,745,1812%3,230--$540$36,610,9401Miramax / Dimension
2Guess Who$832,36416%3,1470$264$44,002,6702Sony / Columbia
3Beauty Shop$661,0416%2,6590$249$19,315,7621MGM
4Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$609,24011%3,2330$188$33,349,1492Warner Bros.
5Robots$590,64025%3,026-405$195$106,390,0994Fox
6The Pacifier$421,79231%2,851-251$148$97,443,5305Disney
7The Ring Two$349,8787%3,179-162$110$69,413,3933DreamWorks
8The Upside of Anger$326,92311%1,111944$294$9,700,7914New Line
9Hitch$233,99819%1,859-374$126$172,063,9418Sony / Columbia
10Ice Princess$219,57036%1,802-699$122$19,432,7433Disney