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, Jul. 17 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 17 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$7,912,705-58%4,1330$1,915$266,275,6262Disney
2You, Me and Dupree$3,067,912-50%3,131--$980$24,594,1061Universal
3Little Man$2,331,212-61%2,533--$920$23,945,0381Sony / Columbia
4Superman Returns$1,701,248-57%3,765-300$452$166,021,8073Warner Bros.
5The Devil Wears Prada$1,620,537-47%2,810-72$577$85,110,3623Fox
6Cars$1,089,023-51%3,003-376$363$221,085,8786Disney
7Click$1,043,038-49%3,296-162$316$121,008,3294Sony / Columbia
8The Lake House$245,568-50%1,710-710$144$49,246,9945Warner Bros.
9Nacho Libre$241,938-55%1,501-761$161$77,475,5815Paramount
10The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$164,088-52%1,140-728$144$60,021,9085Universal