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, Oct. 28 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Oct. 28 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw II$12,111,394--2,949--$4,107$12,111,3941Lionsgate
2The Legend of Zorro$5,345,530--3,520--$1,519$5,345,5301Sony / Columbia
3Prime$2,128,402--1,827--$1,165$2,128,4021Universal
4Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$1,812,276235%2,491484$728$13,053,1782DreamWorks
5The Weather Man$1,397,547--1,510--$926$1,397,5471Paramount
6Doom$1,292,97693%3,042-2$425$20,099,3452Universal
7Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit$1,165,316212%2,935-537$397$46,561,1904DreamWorks
8North Country$1,100,635116%2,5550$431$9,651,0972Warner Bros.
9The Fog (2005)$1,040,624217%2,587-385$402$23,245,3993Sony / Columbia
10Flightplan$851,602153%1,766-747$482$79,400,8136Disney