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 Mon, Apr. 25 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Apr. 25 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Interpreter$1,709,352-70%2,758--$620$24,531,9491Universal
2The Amityville Horror (2005)$1,017,293-71%3,3230$306$44,335,5782MGM
3Sahara (2005)$571,077-77%3,20046$178$49,520,0083Paramount
4Kung Fu Hustle$511,513-72%2,503--$204$7,781,6493Sony Pictures Classics
5A Lot Like Love$487,496-70%2,502--$195$8,063,4231Disney
6Sin City$344,625-69%2,343-659$147$67,617,8824Miramax / Dimension
7Fever Pitch (2005)$319,224-75%2,875-400$111$31,831,0723Fox
8Guess Who$221,461-75%2,484-515$89$62,612,7525Sony / Columbia
9Robots$201,654-82%2,072-404$97$120,488,1517Fox
10King's Ransom$146,595-74%1,508--$97$2,285,9171New Line