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 Wed, Jul. 12 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 12 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$14,154,577-10%4,133--$3,425$183,659,6041Disney
2Superman Returns$2,654,2381%4,0650$653$149,584,3032Warner Bros.
3The Devil Wears Prada$2,583,184-1%2,88235$896$70,641,0412Fox
4Click$1,812,5342%3,458-306$524$111,036,6573Sony / Columbia
5Cars$1,676,0805%3,379-327$496$210,590,6125Disney
6Nacho Libre$475,9825%2,262-820$210$75,170,9684Paramount
7The Lake House$447,0161%2,420-225$185$46,902,7414Warner Bros.
8The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$317,001-3%1,868-802$170$58,380,9684Universal
9Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties$272,64715%1,288-862$212$25,446,0604Fox
10The Break-Up$252,6057%1,175-736$215$114,969,2786Universal