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. 31 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 31 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$4,406,605-70%3,6632$1,203$274,893,5752Fox
2The Longest Yard (2005)$3,978,841-64%3,634--$1,095$62,593,2571Paramount
3Madagascar$3,835,060-72%4,131--$928$64,846,2451DreamWorks
4Monster-in-Law$929,946-63%3,230-194$288$63,383,5723New Line
5Crash (2005)$501,144-64%1,680-225$298$36,699,9964Lionsgate
6Kicking & Screaming$430,062-69%2,966-504$145$44,553,3473Universal
7Unleashed$202,051-67%1,419-543$142$22,314,1233Rogue
8Kingdom of Heaven$184,868-64%1,328-1480$139$45,214,1144Fox
9The Interpreter$152,074-71%1,171-993$130$69,353,8406Universal
10House of Wax$147,577-54%1,635-1131$90$30,011,9244Warner Bros.