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 Wed, Apr. 12 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 12 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ice Age: The Meltdown$2,627,1540%3,9695$662$123,561,5172Fox
2The Benchwarmers$1,388,7362%3,274--$424$23,830,0591Sony / Columbia
3Take the Lead$843,496-6%3,009--$280$14,665,6881New Line
4Inside Man$687,455-4%2,86737$240$68,110,0143Universal
5Lucky Number Slevin$579,540-9%1,984--$292$8,855,1641MGM / Weinstein
6V for Vendetta$355,860-2%2,003-907$178$63,367,3264Warner Bros.
7Failure to Launch$338,1513%2,616-458$129$80,119,6205Paramount
8ATL$244,888-5%1,6020$153$17,988,9192Warner Bros.
9She's the Man$229,0684%2,026-526$113$30,503,3694Paramount / DreamWorks
10Phat Girlz$193,628-12%1,060--$183$3,758,6051Fox Searchlight