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 Fri, Sep. 15 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Sep. 15 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gridiron Gang$4,804,403--3,504--$1,371$4,804,4031Sony / Columbia
2The Black Dahlia$3,706,010--2,226--$1,665$3,706,0101Universal
3The Last Kiss (2006)$1,751,897--1,357--$1,291$1,751,8971Paramount / DreamWorks
4Everyone's Hero$1,617,475--2,896--$559$1,617,4751Fox
5The Covenant$1,464,306193%2,6810$546$12,478,5062Sony / Screen Gems
6Invincible (2006)$1,130,081185%2,830-157$399$48,133,8214Disney
7The Illusionist (2006)$1,078,401170%1,43876$750$20,587,8405Yari Film Group
8Little Miss Sunshine$1,007,363142%1,436-124$702$44,052,4008Fox Searchlight
9Hollywoodland$815,21976%1,5513$526$8,618,8512Focus
10Crank$794,73088%2,177-338$365$22,509,2293Lionsgate