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 Sat, Nov. 18 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Nov. 18 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Happy Feet$17,128,67640%3,804--$4,503$29,386,2481Warner Bros.
2Casino Royale (2006)$15,414,8735%3,434--$4,489$30,156,0791Sony / Columbia
3Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$5,922,27619%2,61145$2,268$87,040,6673Fox
4The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$3,838,71283%3,359-99$1,143$49,331,5463Disney
5Flushed Away$3,006,63591%3,307-400$909$46,575,4213Paramount / DreamWorks
6Stranger Than Fiction$2,812,80625%2,2706$1,239$21,370,1932Sony / Columbia
7Saw III$1,266,51239%1,942-1071$652$74,230,1964Lionsgate
8Babel$1,199,54837%1,2510$959$11,188,5744Paramount Vantage
9The Departed$1,143,01745%1,611-599$710$113,192,1567Warner Bros.
10Let's Go to Prison$882,10620%1,495--$590$1,614,1551Universal