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 Wed, Oct. 19 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 19 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Elizabethtown$602,650-9%2,517--$239$12,555,7561Paramount
2The Fog (2005)$558,796-10%2,972--$188$13,618,2421Sony / Columbia
3In Her Shoes$557,107-4%2,84032$196$21,710,5512Fox
4Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$507,8271%3,65611$139$34,700,1932DreamWorks
5Flightplan$418,436-9%3,111-212$135$72,078,1874Disney
6Two for the Money$406,882-13%2,3976$170$17,878,5722Universal
7Domino$370,866-15%2,223--$167$5,944,2531New Line
8Waiting...$294,188-12%1,6520$178$12,672,5932Lionsgate
9A History of Violence$291,745-10%1,3488$216$23,048,4204New Line
10Tim Burton's Corpse Bride$197,601-2%2,525-479$78$48,388,7044Warner Bros.