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 Wed, Nov. 15 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Nov. 15 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$2,101,926-12%2,5661729$819$74,153,9562Fox
2Stranger Than Fiction$665,545-9%2,264--$294$15,621,2161Sony / Columbia
3The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$523,473-4%3,4580$151$42,834,5442Disney
4Flushed Away$473,743-5%3,7070$128$41,491,1742Paramount / DreamWorks
5Saw III$411,124-11%3,013-154$136$71,642,6453Lionsgate
6Babel$402,379-9%1,2511216$322$8,722,5983Paramount Vantage
7The Departed$367,173-7%2,210-575$166$110,887,2596Warner Bros.
8The Prestige$289,742-6%2,236-69$130$47,119,8764Disney
9A Good Year$261,010-6%2,066--$126$4,545,6481Fox
10Flags of Our Fathers$212,871-6%1,963-412$108$31,619,6984Paramount / DreamWorks