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, Oct. 11 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 11 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$2,396,435-3%3,017--$794$35,632,4791Warner Bros.
2The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$842,451-12%2,820--$299$21,883,0981New Line
3Open Season (2006)$665,065-2%3,8330$174$47,372,3532Sony / Columbia
4The Guardian (2006)$615,170-2%3,2410$190$34,623,4172Disney
5Employee of the Month$544,203-11%2,579--$211$13,745,9161Lionsgate
6jackass: number two$468,715-2%3,007-56$156$64,583,7803Paramount
7School for Scoundrels (2006)$213,5861%3,0073$71$14,832,6532MGM / Weinstein
8The Illusionist (2006)$163,91911%1,149-170$143$34,699,5528Yari Film Group
9Jet Li's Fearless$163,419-2%1,617-193$101$22,398,1573Rogue
10Gridiron Gang$124,8704%2,228-805$56$37,064,4914Sony / Columbia