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 Fri, Apr. 21 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Apr. 21 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Silent Hill$8,140,639--2,926--$2,782$8,140,6391Sony / Columbia
2Scary Movie 4$5,794,184193%3,67472$1,577$56,455,7862Weinstein / Dimension
3The Sentinel$4,802,088--2,819--$1,703$4,802,0881Fox
4Ice Age: The Meltdown$3,387,006130%3,540-333$957$158,448,8504Fox
5The Benchwarmers$2,237,375177%3,094-188$723$42,081,6663Sony / Columbia
6The Wild$2,040,440146%2,8540$715$15,948,3112Disney
7Take the Lead$1,310,334116%2,413-596$543$26,621,2673New Line
8American Dreamz$1,200,941--1,500--$801$1,200,9411Universal
9Inside Man$1,050,761107%2,021-456$520$78,619,1915Universal
10Thank You for Smoking$815,880140%1,0205$800$13,814,4816Fox Searchlight