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, Dec. 21 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 21 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$4,940,7121%3,68064$1,343$127,680,3642Disney
2King Kong (2005)$4,870,555-7%3,5681$1,365$81,934,5011Universal
3Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$3,761,503--3,056--$1,231$3,761,5030Sony / Columbia
4Cheaper by the Dozen 2$2,549,846--3,100--$823$2,549,8460Fox
5The Family Stone$1,534,324-11%2,469--$621$17,504,7651Fox
6Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$1,007,0720%2,750-575$366$255,497,2365Warner Bros.
7Syriana$745,981-7%1,77523$420$24,771,5722Warner Bros.
8Walk the Line$435,338-23%1,853-896$235$84,134,5675Fox
9Yours, Mine and Ours (2005)$331,196-44%2,723-487$122$46,662,7834Paramount
10Pride & Prejudice (2005)$316,1119%1,141-194$277$30,037,6326Focus