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, Jun. 3 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 3 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Longest Yard (2005)$8,741,061153%3,6340$2,405$78,446,7322Paramount
2Madagascar$8,095,783122%4,14211$1,955$80,361,3762DreamWorks
3Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$7,076,00581%3,650-13$1,939$289,878,0093Fox
4Cinderella Man$5,905,651--2,812--$2,100$5,905,6511Universal
5The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$3,632,174126%2,583--$1,406$7,373,2991Warner Bros.
6Lords of Dogtown$2,565,615--1,865--$1,376$2,565,6151Sony / Columbia
7Monster-in-Law$1,893,751119%3,025-205$626$66,989,9624New Line
8Crash (2005)$954,69396%1,319-361$724$38,620,5105Lionsgate
9Kicking & Screaming$749,33575%1,827-1139$410$46,158,2204Universal