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, Sep. 16 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 16 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Just Like Heaven$5,601,802--3,508--$1,597$5,601,8021DreamWorks
2The Exorcism of Emily Rose$5,041,517231%2,9832$1,690$41,750,0022Sony / Screen Gems
3Lord of War$3,131,986--2,814--$1,113$3,131,9861Lionsgate
4The 40-Year-Old Virgin$1,848,208176%3,00632$615$86,607,5455Universal
5Cry Wolf$1,569,333--1,789--$877$1,569,3331Rogue
6Transporter 2$1,157,495124%2,805-515$413$33,639,0873Fox
7The Constant Gardener$1,079,736151%1,3876$778$21,755,5113Focus
8Red Eye$900,659204%2,455-621$367$53,225,8215DreamWorks
9Wedding Crashers$783,232172%1,807-374$433$201,904,12010New Line
10March of the Penguins$614,251147%1,876-527$327$68,486,08513Warner Independent