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, Mar. 23 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 23 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1V for Vendetta$1,890,771-2%3,365--$562$33,868,9591Warner Bros.
2Failure to Launch$1,290,28810%3,11760$414$53,077,8902Paramount
3The Shaggy Dog (2006)$816,08312%3,5010$233$38,787,8572Disney
4She's the Man$615,85616%2,623--$235$13,049,6441Paramount / DreamWorks
5The Hills Have Eyes (2006)$604,5470%2,6211$231$31,331,5522Fox Searchlight
616 Blocks$422,5882%2,666-40$159$31,845,1963Warner Bros.
7Eight Below$362,3059%2,603-367$139$74,422,8675Disney
8The Pink Panther (2006)$191,82710%1,852-450$104$79,292,6166Sony / Columbia
9Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion$169,3838%1,403-409$121$60,704,4094Lionsgate
10Aquamarine$131,7424%1,869-669$70$16,297,3293Fox