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. 24 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 24 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Da Vinci Code$5,127,155-17%3,735--$1,373$97,175,9861Sony / Columbia
2Over the Hedge$2,309,0020%4,059--$569$46,347,4581Paramount / DreamWorks
3Mission: Impossible III$812,842-5%3,450-609$236$106,320,7563Paramount
4Poseidon$611,128-5%3,5550$172$38,882,3152Warner Bros.
5RV$323,0232%2,925-611$110$51,425,4124Sony / Columbia
6See No Evil$320,187-7%1,257--$255$5,622,5851Lionsgate
7Just My Luck$250,1430%2,5432$98$11,293,6022Fox
8United 93$130,340-5%1,308-563$100$28,667,9764Universal
9An American Haunting$126,6051%1,265-438$100$13,830,9433Freestyle
10Ice Age: The Meltdown$78,1032%1,156-723$68$189,607,9848Fox