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 Sun, May. 7 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 7 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible III$12,701,123-31%4,054--$3,133$47,743,1721Paramount
2RV$3,113,257-38%3,65112$853$30,909,9872Sony / Columbia
3United 93$1,537,066-33%1,81924$845$20,190,8552Universal
4An American Haunting$1,505,782-34%1,675--$899$5,784,6111Freestyle
5Ice Age: The Meltdown$1,309,007-31%2,426-696$540$183,435,1276Fox
6Stick It$1,195,104-50%2,0446$585$17,933,5012Disney
7Silent Hill$1,100,523-36%2,556-376$431$40,919,4113Sony / Columbia
8Hoot$962,280-32%3,018--$319$3,369,8251New Line
9Akeelah and the Bee$953,858-38%2,1950$435$10,634,3982Lionsgate
10The Wild$933,966-20%1,930-675$484$32,091,3634Disney