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, Aug. 8 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 8 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$5,363,554-23%3,803--$1,410$59,372,8361Sony / Columbia
2Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$2,041,338-9%3,311--$617$20,095,5521Paramount
3Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$1,382,301-12%3,436-398$402$382,656,1885Disney
4Miami Vice$1,134,694-16%3,0265$375$48,765,2972Universal
5John Tucker Must Die$1,059,093-9%2,5666$413$30,946,8432Fox
6The Descent$1,015,063-16%2,095--$485$11,135,4921Lionsgate
7Monster House$851,127-9%3,029-524$281$58,794,1643Sony / Columbia
8The Ant Bully$614,482-4%3,0500$201$19,408,7282Warner Bros.
9You, Me and Dupree$565,085-2%2,263-557$250$67,965,7684Universal
10The Devil Wears Prada$500,358-1%1,453-325$344$113,710,8196Fox