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 Mon, Nov. 13 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 13 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$2,557,372-63%2,5661729$997$69,668,9582Fox
2Stranger Than Fiction$811,272-72%2,264--$358$14,221,7901Sony / Columbia
3Flushed Away$693,495-85%3,7070$187$40,521,1282Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$680,978-85%3,4580$197$41,765,5242Disney
5Saw III$506,088-69%3,013-154$168$70,767,8443Lionsgate
6Babel$479,769-69%1,2511216$384$7,877,3913Paramount Vantage
7The Departed$416,785-66%2,210-575$189$110,123,9826Warner Bros.
8The Prestige$332,430-70%2,236-69$149$46,520,6994Disney
9A Good Year$286,328-68%2,066--$139$4,007,2641Fox
10Flags of Our Fathers$230,104-66%1,963-412$117$31,181,5434Paramount / DreamWorks