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 Tue, Jul. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$7,490,876-5%4,1330$1,812$273,766,5022Disney
2You, Me and Dupree$2,865,314-7%3,131--$915$27,459,4201Universal
3Little Man$2,058,043-12%2,533--$812$26,003,0811Sony / Columbia
4The Devil Wears Prada$1,770,6509%2,810-72$630$86,881,0123Fox
5Superman Returns$1,725,3261%3,765-300$458$167,747,1333Warner Bros.
6Cars$1,183,6599%3,003-376$394$222,269,5376Disney
7Click$1,090,0625%3,296-162$331$122,098,3914Sony / Columbia
8The Lake House$273,05511%1,710-710$160$49,520,0495Warner Bros.
9Nacho Libre$241,5340%1,501-761$161$77,717,1155Paramount
10The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$159,567-3%1,140-728$140$60,181,4755Universal