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 Thu, Jun. 9 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 9 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Madagascar$2,856,5143%4,14211$690$111,232,8242DreamWorks
2Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$2,286,494-1%3,650-13$626$317,255,0373Fox
3The Longest Yard (2005)$2,089,361-4%3,6340$575$104,605,7102Paramount
4Cinderella Man$1,546,617-5%2,812--$550$24,913,5991Universal
5The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$1,152,5162%2,58354$446$18,020,9071Warner Bros.
6Monster-in-Law$695,1500%3,025-205$230$73,864,1124New Line
7Lords of Dogtown$419,851-7%1,865--$225$7,536,4531Sony / Columbia
8Crash (2005)$362,344-8%1,319-361$275$42,423,0305Lionsgate
9Kicking & Screaming$291,146-1%1,827-1139$159$48,797,8854Universal