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, Nov. 16 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 16 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Chicken Little$929,661-8%3,6584$254$83,445,4772Disney
2Derailed$769,675-8%2,443--$315$14,606,4351The Weinstein Company
3Jarhead$734,096-9%2,44837$300$48,853,2862Universal
4Get Rich or Die Tryin'$534,730-17%1,6520$324$19,643,6611Paramount
5Saw II$503,082-6%2,9490$171$75,475,2553Lionsgate
6Zathura$408,997-9%3,223--$127$14,786,0061Sony / Columbia
7The Legend of Zorro$288,223-12%3,053-467$94$40,198,9903Sony / Columbia
8Prime$240,8520%1,781-56$135$19,614,1173Universal
9Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$173,178-1%2,735118$63$29,367,2964DreamWorks
10The Weather Man$132,585-3%1,250-260$106$11,769,5683Paramount