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, Jun. 5 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 5 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Break-Up$3,914,444-62%3,070--$1,275$43,087,0161Universal
2X-Men: The Last Stand$2,932,133-69%3,71424$789$178,279,9792Fox
3Over the Hedge$1,720,464-72%3,993-100$431$114,080,3033Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Da Vinci Code$1,678,762-68%3,7573$447$173,645,3423Sony / Columbia
5Mission: Impossible III$414,639-68%2,667-386$155$123,086,9335Paramount
6Poseidon$326,297-67%2,720-525$120$52,091,8654Warner Bros.
7RV$292,411-68%2,181-300$134$62,001,4926Sony / Columbia
8See No Evil$203,691-65%1,2700$160$12,608,3623Lionsgate