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 Thu, Dec. 7 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Dec. 7 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Casino Royale (2006)$1,024,552-2%3,386-57$303$120,095,2173Sony / Columbia
2Happy Feet$928,2335%3,8040$244$125,032,9683Warner Bros.
3Deja Vu (2006)$711,993-2%3,1080$229$46,978,1962Disney
4The Nativity Story$567,864-7%3,083--$184$10,197,1951New Line
5Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$350,642-2%2,237-315$157$117,693,4745Fox
6Deck the Halls$285,8683%3,2050$89$26,151,2722Fox
7The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$229,4442%2,617-426$88$73,928,4005Disney
8Turistas$207,392-7%1,570--$132$4,540,6231Fox Atomic
9Stranger Than Fiction$202,8411%1,804-454$112$37,704,7274Sony / Columbia
10The Fountain$168,8676%1,4720$115$8,891,6302Warner Bros.