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, Apr. 12 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 12 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Sahara (2005)$1,402,063-2%3,154--$445$20,903,6531Paramount
2Sin City$1,051,7640%3,2300$326$52,870,2282Miramax / Dimension
3Fever Pitch (2005)$729,7051%3,267--$223$13,851,3611Fox
4Guess Who$430,3172%3,064-83$140$51,873,7233Sony / Columbia
5Beauty Shop$342,320-7%2,6590$129$26,833,8952MGM
6Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$308,8629%3,011-222$103$38,125,2673Warner Bros.
7Robots$272,412-7%2,713-313$100$111,605,6555Fox
8The Upside of Anger$213,39219%1,15140$185$12,595,7665New Line
9The Pacifier$186,8081%2,375-476$79$100,931,7276Disney
10The Ring Two$181,418-4%2,407-772$75$72,652,0144DreamWorks