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 Fri, Jul. 7 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Jul. 7 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$55,830,320--4,133--$13,508$55,830,3201Disney
2Superman Returns$6,958,09531%4,0650$1,712$126,788,7132Warner Bros.
3The Devil Wears Prada$5,017,82030%2,88235$1,741$53,111,0002Fox
4Click$4,107,75740%3,458-306$1,188$98,030,1763Sony / Columbia
5Cars$3,467,66953%3,379-327$1,026$198,638,8925Disney
6Nacho Libre$1,125,07821%2,262-820$497$71,600,2654Paramount
7The Lake House$928,67035%2,420-225$384$43,711,2124Warner Bros.
8The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$859,84734%1,868-802$460$55,746,9334Universal
9The Break-Up$516,04915%1,175-736$439$113,170,8736Universal
10The Da Vinci Code$384,50322%1,012-372$380$212,273,3228Sony / Columbia