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 Sat, Apr. 15 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Apr. 15 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Scary Movie 4$13,443,003-29%3,602--$3,732$32,460,5721Weinstein / Dimension
2Ice Age: The Meltdown$7,404,219-7%3,873-96$1,912$142,559,4883Fox
3The Benchwarmers$3,597,015-12%3,2828$1,096$33,672,0192Sony / Columbia
4The Wild$3,380,209-19%2,854--$1,184$7,560,7821Disney
5Inside Man$2,588,09819%2,477-390$1,045$73,765,0114Universal
6Take the Lead$2,502,5780%3,0090$832$20,827,7642New Line
7Thank You for Smoking$1,869,25319%1,015716$1,842$10,492,8545Fox Searchlight
8Lucky Number Slevin$1,827,05212%1,9895$919$13,007,5862MGM / Weinstein
9Failure to Launch$1,022,6586%1,950-666$524$82,562,9876Paramount
10V for Vendetta$851,01310%1,380-623$617$65,446,8935Warner Bros.