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 Sun, Nov. 19 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 19 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Happy Feet$12,148,360-29%3,804--$3,194$41,534,6081Warner Bros.
2Casino Royale (2006)$10,677,425-31%3,434--$3,109$40,833,5041Sony / Columbia
3Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$3,716,075-37%2,61145$1,423$90,756,7423Fox
4The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$2,370,036-38%3,359-99$706$51,701,5823Disney
5Flushed Away$2,012,139-33%3,307-400$608$48,587,5603Paramount / DreamWorks
6Stranger Than Fiction$1,534,208-45%2,2706$676$22,904,4012Sony / Columbia
7Babel$829,521-31%1,2510$663$12,018,0954Paramount Vantage
8Saw III$735,386-42%1,942-1071$379$74,965,5824Lionsgate
9The Departed$653,575-43%1,611-599$406$113,845,7317Warner Bros.
10Let's Go to Prison$605,169-31%1,495--$405$2,219,3241Universal