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, May. 6 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, May. 6 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Kingdom of Heaven$7,147,260--3,216--$2,222$7,147,2601Fox
2House of Wax$4,852,230--3,111--$1,560$4,852,2301Warner Bros.
3The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$2,880,332170%3,1330$919$28,871,0572Disney
4Crash (2005)$2,820,328--1,864--$1,513$2,820,3281Lionsgate
5The Interpreter$2,251,634176%2,81450$800$48,834,3193Universal
6XXX: State of the Union$1,717,732187%3,4800$494$17,101,2452Sony / Columbia
7The Amityville Horror (2005)$1,111,764127%2,478-580$449$58,073,0454MGM
8A Lot Like Love$1,082,239294%2,153-349$503$16,837,5303Disney
9Sahara (2005)$926,414177%2,516-596$368$59,166,0395Paramount
10Fever Pitch (2005)$641,747264%1,541-651$416$37,663,6745Fox