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. 21 2005

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 21 2005LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire$8,055,194-69%3,858--$2,088$110,741,8311Warner Bros.
2Walk the Line$2,223,733-62%2,961--$751$24,571,6991Fox
3Chicken Little$1,065,042-76%3,514-144$303$100,157,4953Disney
4Derailed$553,860-65%2,4474$226$22,370,7342The Weinstein Company
5Jarhead$458,084-62%2,413-35$190$54,738,6123Universal
6Saw II$409,228-58%2,257-692$181$80,329,5784Lionsgate
7Get Rich or Die Tryin'$364,524-70%1,66614$219$24,913,7072Paramount
8Zathura$361,528-74%3,2329$112$20,678,6182Sony / Columbia
9The Legend of Zorro$197,194-69%2,150-903$92$43,036,8134Sony / Columbia
10Prime$129,102-61%1,229-552$105$21,530,3644Universal