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. 19 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 19 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$6,448,868-14%4,1330$1,560$280,215,3702Disney
2You, Me and Dupree$2,553,214-11%3,131--$815$30,012,6341Universal
3Little Man$1,786,251-13%2,533--$705$27,789,3321Sony / Columbia
4The Devil Wears Prada$1,628,122-8%2,810-72$579$88,509,1343Fox
5Superman Returns$1,567,085-9%3,765-300$416$169,314,2183Warner Bros.
6Cars$1,085,730-8%3,003-376$362$223,355,2676Disney
7Click$1,019,355-6%3,296-162$309$123,117,7464Sony / Columbia
8The Lake House$253,262-7%1,710-710$148$49,773,3115Warner Bros.
9Nacho Libre$231,928-4%1,501-761$155$77,949,0435Paramount
10The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift$148,564-7%1,140-728$130$60,330,0395Universal