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 Tue, Apr. 11 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Apr. 11 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: The Meltdown$2,625,2383%3,9695$661$120,934,3632Fox
2The Benchwarmers$1,365,307-4%3,274--$417$22,441,3231Sony / Columbia
3Take the Lead$898,9593%3,009--$299$13,822,1921New Line
4Inside Man$717,9354%2,86737$250$67,422,5593Universal
5Lucky Number Slevin$635,5655%1,984--$320$8,275,6241MGM / Weinstein
6V for Vendetta$363,7285%2,003-907$182$63,011,4664Warner Bros.
7Failure to Launch$328,9198%2,616-458$126$79,781,4695Paramount
8ATL$256,661-6%1,6020$160$17,744,0312Warner Bros.
9Phat Girlz$219,926-7%1,060--$207$3,564,9771Fox Searchlight
10She's the Man$219,6629%2,026-526$108$30,274,3014Paramount / DreamWorks