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. 23 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 23 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Batman Begins$4,475,616-19%3,858140$1,160$94,925,4411Warner Bros.
2Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)$2,677,577-13%3,45127$776$108,686,7462Fox
3Herbie: Fully Loaded$2,333,590-14%3,301--$707$5,036,0440Disney
4Madagascar$1,441,796-7%3,533-396$408$152,756,9534DreamWorks
5The Longest Yard (2005)$972,408-12%3,312-342$294$136,419,8404Paramount
6Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith$965,543-7%2,923-399$330$352,353,0265Fox
7The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3D$685,204-10%2,6550$258$27,049,4192Miramax / Dimension
8The Perfect Man$657,562-10%2,087--$315$8,285,6831Universal
9Cinderella Man$531,658-16%2,216-604$240$46,320,9083Universal
10The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants$503,751-11%1,921-412$262$32,435,9823Warner Bros.