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, Aug. 16 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 16 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$2,334,693-16%3,8074$613$98,364,0202Sony / Columbia
2Step Up$1,896,151-22%2,467--$769$27,679,9221Disney
3World Trade Center$1,746,908-17%2,957154$591$32,594,7601Paramount
4Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$1,105,840-22%3,3110$334$37,455,7302Paramount
5Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest$836,074-17%2,941-495$284$395,207,3196Disney
6Pulse (2006)$679,466-14%2,323--$292$10,559,5281Weinstein / Dimension
7The Descent$547,415-12%2,0950$261$19,382,4012Lionsgate
8Miami Vice$505,591-14%2,659-367$190$56,947,8633Universal
9Zoom$460,483-25%2,501--$184$6,161,6911Sony / Columbia
10Monster House$415,842-14%2,434-527$171$65,004,1234Sony / Columbia