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 Mon, Jun. 20 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 20 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$6,627,731-58%3,858--$1,718$79,526,7271Warner Bros.
2Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$3,226,539-55%3,45127$935$99,922,3212Fox
3Madagascar$1,450,873-55%3,533-396$411$148,283,1484DreamWorks
4The Longest Yard (2005)$1,132,764-49%3,312-342$342$133,276,2814Paramount
5Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,129,847-68%2,923-399$387$349,267,5795Fox
6The Perfect Man$793,227-33%2,087--$380$6,094,7441Universal
7The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$783,396-60%2,6550$295$24,802,3402Miramax / Dimension
8Cinderella Man$639,262-63%2,610-210$245$44,532,6383Universal
9The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$592,622-11%2,206-377$269$30,750,7673Warner Bros.
10The Honeymooners$310,480-59%1,9120$162$9,864,8882Paramount