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 Sat, Dec. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Dec. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1King Kong (2005)$20,105,65339%3,568--$5,635$50,624,9281Universal
2The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$13,003,29344%3,68064$3,534$103,344,3662Disney
3The Family Stone$4,916,15122%2,466--$1,994$8,950,0921Fox
4Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$2,518,24768%3,185-543$791$250,665,7415Warner Bros.
5Syriana$2,337,07344%1,77523$1,317$20,817,9572Warner Bros.
6Walk the Line$1,579,17751%2,664-370$593$81,543,2705Fox
7Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$1,547,52861%2,723-487$568$44,198,3134Paramount
8Just Friends$813,92815%1,882-582$432$29,024,8634New Line
9Aeon Flux$700,41437%2,058-550$340$22,676,4993Paramount
10Pride & Prejudice (2005)$640,32233%1,141-194$561$28,707,7726Focus