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, May. 24 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 24 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$9,907,178-31%3,661--$2,706$182,707,8801Fox
2Monster-in-Law$1,243,533-19%3,4240$363$46,958,9892New Line
3Kicking & Screaming$728,998-29%3,47015$210$35,948,4862Universal
4Crash (2005)$576,830-17%1,90529$303$28,924,5643Lionsgate
5Unleashed$421,504-21%1,9625$215$18,810,8762Rogue
6Kingdom of Heaven$381,271-21%2,808-411$136$42,085,2363Fox
7House of Wax$311,252-17%2,766-345$113$27,601,0063Warner Bros.
8The Interpreter$281,888-13%2,164-438$130$66,010,9065Universal
9The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy$205,436-19%2,211-559$93$47,362,1484Disney
10Mindhunters$123,628-4%1,0400$119$3,817,6992Dimension Films