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 Wed, Jun. 22 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jun. 22 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$5,518,8582%3,858140$1,430$90,449,8251Warner Bros.
2Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$3,068,9582%3,45127$889$106,009,1692Fox
3Herbie: Fully Loaded$2,702,454--3,301--$819$2,702,4540Disney
4Madagascar$1,547,4354%3,533-396$438$151,315,1574DreamWorks
5The Longest Yard (2005)$1,102,6183%3,312-342$333$135,447,4324Paramount
6Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$1,043,821-3%2,923-399$357$351,387,4835Fox
7The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$763,373-4%2,6550$288$26,364,2152Miramax / Dimension
8The Perfect Man$730,122-9%2,087--$350$7,628,1211Universal
9Cinderella Man$630,4411%2,216-604$284$45,789,2503Universal
10The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$568,485-7%1,921-412$296$31,932,2313Warner Bros.