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, Nov. 7 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Nov. 7 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$1,620,39760%3,458--$469$22,133,8951Disney
2Flushed Away$1,521,50460%3,707--$410$21,288,8091Paramount / DreamWorks
3Saw III$1,044,119-5%3,1670$330$61,527,9462Lionsgate
4The Departed$677,06212%2,785-166$243$103,287,6835Warner Bros.
5The Prestige$593,8128%2,30524$258$40,281,5223Disney
6Flags of Our Fathers$426,04316%2,375185$179$27,344,0593Paramount / DreamWorks
7Open Season (2006)$302,49471%2,458-601$123$81,734,6476Sony / Columbia
8Man of the Year (2006)$286,88814%2,388-238$120$34,387,2214Universal
9Flicka$227,36646%2,314-563$98$17,985,8153Fox
10The Guardian (2006)$134,39719%1,274-699$105$52,531,0546Disney