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 Thu, Jul. 27 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jul. 27 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$3,745,4901%4,1330$906$337,879,6543Disney
2Monster House$2,427,3081%3,553--$683$32,372,3341Sony / Columbia
3Lady in the Water$1,574,308-1%3,235--$487$25,057,7831Warner Bros.
4You, Me and Dupree$1,569,094-2%3,1376$500$52,015,3852Universal
5The Devil Wears Prada$1,091,3371%2,248-562$485$101,887,4254Fox
6Little Man$1,024,6211%2,5374$404$45,063,5582Sony / Columbia
7Clerks II$960,341-5%2,150--$447$14,528,9431MGM / Weinstein
8My Super Ex-Girlfriend$918,877-3%2,702--$340$12,655,7251Fox
9Superman Returns$888,9222%2,826-939$315$182,012,5254Warner Bros.
10Cars$701,8176%2,410-593$291$232,177,9897Disney