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, Oct. 10 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 10 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$2,478,786-36%3,017--$822$33,236,0441Warner Bros.
2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$954,820-39%2,820--$339$21,040,6471New Line
3Open Season (2006)$678,363-70%3,8330$177$46,707,2882Sony / Columbia
4The Guardian (2006)$629,751-40%3,2410$194$34,008,2472Disney
5Employee of the Month$613,956-48%2,579--$238$13,201,7131Lionsgate
6jackass: number two$476,116-43%3,007-56$158$64,115,0653Paramount
7School for Scoundrels (2006)$212,010-49%3,0073$71$14,619,0672MGM / Weinstein
8Jet Li's Fearless$167,548-45%1,617-193$104$22,234,7383Rogue
9The Illusionist (2006)$147,711-37%1,149-170$129$34,535,6338Yari Film Group
10Gridiron Gang$120,388-54%2,228-805$54$36,939,6214Sony / Columbia