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, Oct. 13 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 13 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$1,380,41490%3,6453643$379$21,581,1211DreamWorks
2In Her Shoes$946,9829%2,808--$337$13,948,9101Fox
3Flightplan$752,87113%3,323-101$227$64,290,6963Disney
4Two for the Money$694,6282%2,391--$291$11,910,4541Universal
5Waiting...$578,821-4%1,652--$350$8,685,6591Lionsgate
6Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$501,15750%3,004-200$167$44,190,6483Warner Bros.
7A History of Violence$480,0189%1,3400$358$18,522,1073New Line
8Serenity$405,09412%2,1891$185$19,862,6482Universal
9Into the Blue$372,31612%2,7890$133$15,501,6062Sony / Columbia
10The Greatest Game Ever Played$346,64241%1,810796$192$10,145,6862Disney