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 Thu, May. 11 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 11 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Mission: Impossible III$2,828,3552%4,054--$698$60,091,6271Paramount
2RV$668,31516%3,65112$183$33,319,3362Sony / Columbia
3United 93$472,7549%1,81924$260$22,045,1232Universal
4An American Haunting$344,1585%1,675--$205$7,252,9571Freestyle
5Silent Hill$343,0716%2,556-376$134$42,305,9183Sony / Columbia
6The Sentinel$308,89613%2,343-508$132$32,041,2903Fox
7Akeelah and the Bee$270,33111%2,1950$123$11,606,4252Lionsgate
8Stick It$267,8108%2,0446$131$18,978,2092Disney
9Ice Age: The Meltdown$263,71411%2,426-696$109$184,418,9246Fox
10Scary Movie 4$222,988-1%2,537-881$88$84,502,4214Weinstein / Dimension