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 Fri, Apr. 15 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 15 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Amityville Horror (2005)$9,103,405--3,323--$2,740$9,103,4051MGM
2Sahara (2005)$3,867,618215%3,1540$1,226$27,214,9562Paramount
3Fever Pitch (2005)$2,836,847343%3,2758$866$17,981,3852Fox
4Sin City$2,049,951137%3,002-228$683$56,668,9633Miramax / Dimension
5Guess Who$1,536,714280%2,999-65$512$54,210,0164Sony / Columbia
6Beauty Shop$1,118,113245%2,260-399$495$28,596,0573MGM
7Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous$918,313215%2,625-386$350$39,617,3354Warner Bros.
8Robots$902,939222%2,476-237$365$113,056,9906Fox
9The Pacifier$676,780250%2,068-307$327$101,986,3377Disney
10The Upside of Anger$610,169206%1,16615$523$13,608,5596New Line