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. 23 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 23 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Flightplan$8,200,412--3,424--$2,395$8,200,4121Disney
2Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$6,700,49823194%3,2043199$2,091$7,212,1941Warner Bros.
3Just Like Heaven$3,003,392222%3,5091$856$23,200,2852DreamWorks
4The Exorcism of Emily Rose$2,346,374213%3,04562$771$57,155,2823Sony / Screen Gems
5Roll Bounce$2,233,118--1,625--$1,374$2,233,1181Fox Searchlight
6Lord of War$1,459,087120%2,8140$519$13,808,0222Lionsgate
7The 40-Year-Old Virgin$1,291,490169%2,581-425$500$93,924,2676Universal
8Cry Wolf$726,544274%1,787-2$407$5,995,3142Rogue
9The Constant Gardener$649,194151%1,282-105$506$25,995,5094Focus
10Transporter 2$581,661102%1,726-1079$337$38,258,8754Fox