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 Sat, Jun. 17 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jun. 17 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Cars$12,914,34040%3,9883$3,238$105,441,9932Disney
2Nacho Libre$9,298,474-14%3,070--$3,029$20,099,2441Paramount
3The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$8,127,820-16%3,027--$2,685$17,859,4261Universal
4The Lake House$5,160,6892%2,645--$1,951$10,240,5131Warner Bros.
5The Break-Up$3,963,99616%3,14671$1,260$89,807,8463Universal
6X-Men: The Last Stand$3,016,40335%2,812-868$1,073$213,648,6144Fox
7Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties$2,800,68113%2,946--$951$5,277,4251Fox
8The Omen (2006)$2,180,88817%2,7230$801$45,599,8882Fox
9The Da Vinci Code$2,112,55946%2,413-906$875$197,061,6605Sony / Columbia
10Over the Hedge$1,601,13730%2,606-921$614$137,548,2155Paramount / DreamWorks