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. 29 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 29 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$7,828,760--3,133--$2,499$7,828,7601Disney
2XXX: State of the Union$4,179,910--3,480--$1,201$4,179,9101Sony / Columbia
3The Interpreter$4,104,806178%2,7646$1,485$33,423,5482Universal
4The Amityville Horror (2005)$2,546,236200%3,058-265$833$49,502,7613MGM
5A Lot Like Love$1,822,611284%2,5020$728$11,297,8062Disney
6Sahara (2005)$1,587,257182%3,112-88$510$52,766,8094Paramount
7Fever Pitch (2005)$1,082,936237%2,192-683$494$33,867,9554Fox
8Kung Fu Hustle$958,793115%2,440-63$393$10,084,0704Sony Pictures Classics
9Guess Who$641,657171%1,863-621$344$63,927,4656Sony / Columbia
10Sin City$584,48984%1,665-678$351$69,190,1065Miramax / Dimension