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, Sep. 12 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Sep. 12 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Exorcism of Emily Rose$1,876,744-72%2,981--$630$31,931,2371Sony / Screen Gems
2The 40-Year-Old Virgin$594,304-68%2,97473$200$82,719,8474Universal
3Transporter 2$551,798-72%3,32017$166$30,871,9082Fox
4The Constant Gardener$384,852-67%1,38135$279$19,404,8262Focus
5The Man$263,486-74%2,040--$129$4,330,4211New Line
6Red Eye$262,306-74%3,076-58$85$51,436,0474DreamWorks
7Wedding Crashers$239,891-68%2,181-235$110$200,286,0709New Line
8The Brothers Grimm$234,785-74%2,750-348$85$33,536,9623Miramax / Dimension
9Four Brothers$212,468-72%2,093-342$102$68,485,0135Paramount
10March of the Penguins$198,227-75%2,403-103$82$67,175,00712Warner Independent