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. 31 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 31 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Saw III$4,505,88574%3,167--$1,423$40,709,5691Lionsgate
2The Departed$808,48612%2,951-54$274$92,632,6424Warner Bros.
3The Prestige$776,36018%2,2810$340$30,217,3532Disney
4Flags of Our Fathers$610,88826%2,190314$279$21,018,1992Paramount / DreamWorks
5Man of the Year (2006)$367,99140%2,626104$140$29,513,9513Universal
6Open Season (2006)$334,60530%3,059-320$109$77,713,4835Sony / Columbia
7The Grudge 2$308,89997%3,063-151$101$36,450,5753Sony / Columbia
8Flicka$268,40418%2,8770$93$14,389,1572Fox
9The Guardian (2006)$201,64037%1,973-585$102$50,296,0915Disney
10The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning$172,10369%2,007-562$86$38,445,0394New Line