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. 17 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 17 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Departed$1,753,4878%3,0170$581$60,356,6132Warner Bros.
2Man of the Year (2006)$856,5473%2,515--$341$13,984,5581Universal
3The Grudge 2$722,998-13%3,211--$225$22,381,3001Sony / Columbia
4Open Season (2006)$517,274-19%3,687-146$140$60,425,0893Sony / Columbia
5The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$502,112-7%2,8200$178$31,238,7382New Line
6The Guardian (2006)$471,56510%3,044-197$155$42,037,7653Disney
7The Marine$460,685-1%2,545--$181$8,064,6261Fox
8Employee of the Month$365,164-4%2,5790$142$20,329,8332Lionsgate
9jackass: number two$303,198-5%2,330-677$130$68,999,1814Paramount
10School for Scoundrels (2006)$97,080-2%1,406-1601$69$16,565,4893MGM / Weinstein