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, May. 3 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 3 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1RV$836,867-10%3,639--$230$19,066,5121Sony / Columbia
2United 93$790,453-9%1,795--$440$14,108,0501Universal
3Silent Hill$618,899-10%2,9326$211$36,320,3642Sony / Columbia
4The Sentinel$538,153-5%2,85132$189$27,356,2732Fox
5Scary Movie 4$435,583-4%3,418-256$127$79,522,4523Weinstein / Dimension
6Stick It$371,177-11%2,038--$182$12,053,0611Disney
7Ice Age: The Meltdown$338,938-6%3,122-418$109$178,931,6985Fox
8Akeelah and the Bee$302,930-4%2,195--$138$6,955,4791Lionsgate
9The Wild$230,6091%2,605-249$89$29,198,0853Disney
10The Benchwarmers$204,619-1%2,695-399$76$53,397,3804Sony / Columbia