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 Thu, Dec. 29 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 29 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$8,875,8771%3,853173$2,304$191,993,1553Disney
2King Kong (2005)$7,100,9460%3,5768$1,986$142,733,7962Universal
3Cheaper by the Dozen 2$5,177,9752%3,17575$1,631$35,826,5031Fox
4Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$4,714,9010%3,0560$1,543$43,582,7741Sony / Columbia
5Rumor Has It$2,491,613-1%2,815--$885$15,077,9601Warner Bros.
6Memoirs of a Geisha$2,356,868-1%1,5471495$1,524$20,418,0551Sony / Columbia
7The Family Stone$2,235,0880%2,4690$905$36,036,5872Fox
8Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$2,040,819-1%2,424-326$842$269,453,1086Warner Bros.
9The Ringer$1,918,2220%1,829--$1,049$13,601,4661Fox Searchlight
10Wolf Creek$1,086,1990%1,749--$621$8,401,5851Weinstein / Dimension