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. 24 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 24 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Prestige$1,170,973-2%2,281--$513$17,169,0541Disney
2The Departed$1,123,2097%3,005-12$374$79,111,9383Warner Bros.
3Flags of Our Fathers$876,785-1%1,876--$467$12,011,4161Paramount / DreamWorks
4Man of the Year (2006)$453,5246%2,5227$180$23,298,7692Universal
5Flicka$361,615-9%2,877--$126$8,462,4001Fox
6The Grudge 2$348,598-10%3,2143$108$32,072,3342Sony / Columbia
7Open Season (2006)$334,558-19%3,379-308$99$70,512,2344Sony / Columbia
8The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$262,232-3%2,569-251$102$36,430,0513New Line
9The Guardian (2006)$257,9543%2,558-486$101$47,069,0194Disney
10The Marine$245,364-1%2,5450$96$13,110,3482Fox