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. 21 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, May. 21 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Da Vinci Code$21,125,668-23%3,735--$5,656$77,073,5451Sony / Columbia
2Over the Hedge$12,037,869-23%4,059--$2,966$38,458,0511Paramount / DreamWorks
3Mission: Impossible III$3,074,800-37%3,450-609$891$103,537,4783Paramount
4Poseidon$2,466,887-36%3,5550$694$36,804,7752Warner Bros.
5RV$1,473,935-32%2,925-611$504$50,319,8314Sony / Columbia
6See No Evil$1,152,417-34%1,257--$917$4,581,9101Lionsgate
7Just My Luck$865,661-37%2,5432$340$10,467,9342Fox
8United 93$379,260-38%1,308-563$290$28,256,8684Universal
9Ice Age: The Meltdown$361,353-15%1,156-723$313$189,298,3038Fox
10An American Haunting$337,084-45%1,265-438$266$13,445,8213Freestyle