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, Jun. 15 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 15 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cars$5,315,956-7%3,985--$1,334$83,322,6501Disney
2The Break-Up$1,937,215-8%3,0755$630$82,430,4532Universal
3X-Men: The Last Stand$1,439,748-5%3,680-34$391$208,397,0933Fox
4The Omen (2006)$1,076,471-12%2,72363$395$41,548,6821Fox
5Over the Hedge$1,068,101-9%3,527-466$303$134,713,0244Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Da Vinci Code$1,018,670-8%3,319-438$307$193,503,2404Sony / Columbia
7Mission: Impossible III$320,240-5%1,908-759$168$128,821,9566Paramount
8RV$234,228-11%1,622-430$144$65,904,6977Sony / Columbia
9Poseidon$226,334-7%1,724-697$131$55,883,3795Warner Bros.