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, Jan. 16 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 16 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hoodwinked$4,477,5883%2,394--$1,870$16,879,1621The Weinstein Company
2Glory Road$3,332,477-14%2,222--$1,500$16,927,5841Disney
3The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$2,750,791-18%3,224-290$853$264,021,7766Disney
4Last Holiday$2,702,483-29%2,514--$1,075$15,509,2451Paramount
5Cheaper by the Dozen 2$1,656,194-1%2,773-335$597$74,670,1464Fox
6Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$1,610,941-37%3,23957$497$94,245,1234Sony / Columbia
7King Kong (2005)$1,533,650-38%2,814-668$545$204,527,8545Universal
8Hostel$1,437,182-52%2,337142$615$36,574,5252Lionsgate
9Tristan and Isolde$1,028,213-41%1,845--$557$7,611,8981Fox
10Munich$876,322-43%1,49813$585$33,805,5494Universal