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. 26 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Click$5,638,126-50%3,749--$1,504$45,649,2371Sony / Columbia
2Cars$3,103,544-59%3,949-39$786$159,764,7903Disney
3Nacho Libre$1,702,735-59%3,08313$552$54,924,4812Paramount
4The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$1,302,629-56%3,0303$430$44,448,8992Universal
5The Lake House$1,155,776-54%2,6450$437$30,933,8352Warner Bros.
6Waist Deep$887,730-64%1,004--$884$10,289,1651Rogue
7The Break-Up$870,028-55%2,906-240$299$105,105,6664Universal
8Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties$826,884-50%2,98135$277$17,310,9262Fox
9X-Men: The Last Stand$625,387-57%2,408-404$260$225,128,9585Fox
10The Da Vinci Code$541,064-58%1,911-502$283$206,132,1136Sony / Columbia