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 Mon, May. 8 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, May. 8 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible III$3,531,634-72%4,054--$871$51,274,8061Paramount
2RV$560,476-82%3,65112$154$31,470,4632Sony / Columbia
3United 93$481,907-69%1,81924$265$20,672,7622Universal
4An American Haunting$424,726-72%1,675--$254$6,209,3371Freestyle
5Silent Hill$362,562-67%2,556-376$142$41,281,9733Sony / Columbia
6Stick It$271,385-77%2,0446$133$18,204,8862Disney
7The Sentinel$248,998-68%2,343-508$106$31,183,2033Fox
8Ice Age: The Meltdown$244,068-81%2,426-696$101$183,679,1956Fox
9Akeelah and the Bee$219,632-77%2,1950$100$10,854,0302Lionsgate
10Scary Movie 4$207,135-78%2,537-881$82$83,851,7854Weinstein / Dimension