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 Mon, Nov. 14 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 14 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Chicken Little$1,109,142-86%3,6584$303$81,510,6932Disney
2Derailed$788,241-71%2,443--$323$12,999,9881The Weinstein Company
3Jarhead$771,765-70%2,44837$315$47,311,3612Universal
4Get Rich or Die Tryin'$743,638-74%1,652--$450$18,467,7481Paramount
5Saw II$560,967-71%2,9490$190$74,436,8883Lionsgate
6Zathura$502,426-84%3,223--$156$13,929,0911Sony / Columbia
7The Legend of Zorro$313,131-79%3,053-467$103$39,584,1383Sony / Columbia
8Prime$213,750-72%1,781-56$120$19,132,3653Universal
9Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$167,539-80%2,735118$61$29,018,7364DreamWorks
10The Weather Man$125,013-67%1,250-260$100$11,500,2953Paramount