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. 30 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Aug. 30 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Invincible (2006)$1,307,300-16%2,917--$448$21,543,7961Disney
2Little Miss Sunshine$795,366-7%1,430739$556$25,385,7465Fox Searchlight
3Beerfest$721,724-15%2,964--$243$9,542,9601Warner Bros.
4Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby$683,467-13%3,370-371$203$130,077,3954Sony / Columbia
5Step Up$608,779-8%2,6478$230$52,348,7623Disney
6Accepted$583,932-17%2,9173$200$22,999,6592Universal
7Barnyard: The Original Party Animals$539,082-19%3,003-224$180$56,754,7664Paramount
8World Trade Center$531,189-13%3,02123$176$57,414,2373Paramount
9Snakes on a Plane$523,925-13%3,5550$147$28,065,7502New Line
10How to Eat Fried Worms$379,527-20%1,870--$203$5,297,8561New Line