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. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jun. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$15,072,66166%3,858--$3,907$39,225,3791Warner Bros.
2Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$8,464,359100%3,45127$2,453$79,124,2852Fox
3Madagascar$3,289,54968%3,533-396$931$139,384,7324DreamWorks
4The Longest Yard (2005)$2,692,890115%3,312-342$813$126,595,7794Paramount
5Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$2,582,63689%2,923-399$884$340,681,8625Fox
6The Perfect Man$2,118,752--2,087--$1,015$2,118,7521Universal
7The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$2,051,62074%2,6550$773$19,376,6572Miramax / Dimension
8Cinderella Man$1,552,15493%2,610-210$595$39,874,9773Universal
9The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$1,222,56447%2,206-377$554$28,253,5063Warner Bros.
10The Honeymooners$816,785190%1,9120$427$7,721,9242Paramount