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, Dec. 2 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Dec. 2 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$5,371,489191%3,8580$1,392$214,761,6103Warner Bros.
2Aeon Flux$4,669,894--2,608--$1,791$4,669,8941Paramount
3Walk the Line$3,053,677174%3,16022$966$61,820,7403Fox
4Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$2,276,974439%3,2104$709$28,441,3062Paramount
5Just Friends$2,037,365265%2,5050$813$17,552,8552New Line
6Rent$1,590,486202%2,4374$653$20,893,2042Sony / Columbia
7Pride & Prejudice (2005)$1,433,370184%1,32728$1,080$19,452,1294Focus
8Chicken Little$1,024,383228%3,021-454$339$120,736,3625Disney
9Derailed$742,074178%1,702-359$436$31,152,8014The Weinstein Company
10In the Mix$593,796329%1,6080$369$7,353,5112Lionsgate