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, Dec. 13 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Dec. 13 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Apocalypto$1,190,388-11%2,465--$483$19,045,2371Disney
2The Holiday$1,087,459-4%2,610--$417$16,039,8571Sony / Columbia
3Blood Diamond$877,730-1%1,910--$460$11,261,6281Warner Bros.
4Happy Feet$752,7123%3,650-154$206$140,102,6244Warner Bros.
5Casino Royale (2006)$736,4691%3,161-225$233$131,157,3944Sony / Columbia
6The Nativity Story$697,46019%3,0830$226$17,724,5302New Line
7Deja Vu (2006)$435,884-4%2,742-366$159$54,326,1573Disney
8Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan$260,1303%1,594-643$163$121,005,9916Fox
9The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause$211,21410%2,226-391$95$77,761,0386Disney
10Unaccompanied Minors$188,8611%2,775--$68$6,357,5911Warner Bros.