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. 30 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 30 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Flightplan$4,514,971206%3,4240$1,319$35,620,2132Disney
2Serenity$3,949,682--2,188--$1,805$3,949,6821Universal
3Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$2,806,583259%3,2040$876$25,960,2012Warner Bros.
4A History of Violence$2,613,462--1,3401326$1,950$3,132,4962New Line
5Into the Blue$2,411,327--2,789--$865$2,411,3271Sony / Columbia
6Just Like Heaven$1,924,012225%3,54334$543$34,219,4113DreamWorks
7The Exorcism of Emily Rose$1,341,138221%3,004-41$446$65,462,4354Sony / Screen Gems
8The Greatest Game Ever Played$1,083,728--1,014--$1,069$1,083,7281Disney
9Roll Bounce$1,018,113384%1,66136$613$9,666,1752Fox Searchlight
10The 40-Year-Old Virgin$925,514175%2,152-429$430$99,212,2227Universal