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, Jan. 26 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jan. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Underworld: Evolution$1,392,3933%3,207--$434$33,203,5111Sony / Screen Gems
2Brokeback Mountain$692,5541%1,196513$579$44,504,4337Focus
3Glory Road$489,55511%2,396174$204$29,601,1992Disney
4Last Holiday$481,45711%2,5140$192$27,828,0442Paramount
5The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe$403,38214%2,757-467$146$273,364,2637Disney
6Hoodwinked$403,0226%3,002608$134$30,285,5042The Weinstein Company
7Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)$348,0529%2,826-413$123$102,713,5295Sony / Columbia
8Hostel$324,9283%2,258-79$144$44,025,4703Lionsgate
9End of the Spear$295,71213%1,163--$254$5,405,0501Rocky Mountain Pictures
10Memoirs of a Geisha$285,7587%1,404-250$204$52,263,4555Sony / Columbia