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 Sat, Sep. 16 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Sep. 16 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Gridiron Gang$6,239,68430%3,504--$1,781$11,044,0871Sony / Columbia
2The Black Dahlia$3,906,0285%2,226--$1,755$7,612,0381Universal
3Everyone's Hero$2,746,82170%2,896--$948$4,364,2961Fox
4Invincible (2006)$2,239,59998%2,830-157$791$50,373,4204Disney
5The Covenant$2,096,25243%2,6810$782$14,574,7582Sony / Screen Gems
6The Last Kiss (2006)$1,774,2511%1,357--$1,307$3,526,1481Paramount / DreamWorks
7The Illusionist (2006)$1,555,63644%1,43876$1,082$22,143,4765Yari Film Group
8Little Miss Sunshine$1,519,34651%1,436-124$1,058$45,571,7468Fox Searchlight
9Hollywoodland$1,239,40052%1,5513$799$9,858,2512Focus
10Crank$1,107,01039%2,177-338$509$23,616,2393Lionsgate