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, Nov. 17 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Nov. 17 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Chicken Little$935,0441%3,6584$256$84,380,5212Disney
2Derailed$703,659-9%2,443--$288$15,310,0941The Weinstein Company
3Jarhead$674,656-8%2,44837$276$49,527,9422Universal
4Get Rich or Die Tryin'$484,487-9%1,6520$293$20,128,1481Paramount
5Saw II$482,557-4%2,9490$164$75,957,8123Lionsgate
6Zathura$397,741-3%3,223--$123$15,183,7471Sony / Columbia
7The Legend of Zorro$286,297-1%3,053-467$94$40,485,2873Sony / Columbia
8Prime$222,306-8%1,781-56$125$19,836,4233Universal
9Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story$173,2430%2,735118$63$29,540,5394DreamWorks
10The Weather Man$123,225-7%1,250-260$99$11,892,7933Paramount