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 Tue, Dec. 26 2006

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Dec. 26 2006LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$13,506,87715%3,688--$3,662$55,720,2551Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$7,116,082-8%2,86311$2,486$67,954,3802Sony / Columbia
3Rocky Balboa$4,452,336-8%3,017--$1,476$31,149,6761MGM
4The Good Shepherd$4,119,583-3%2,215--$1,860$18,261,2161Universal
5Charlotte's Web (2006)$3,846,57192%3,728162$1,032$32,225,0982Paramount
6Eragon$3,068,66132%3,03010$1,013$42,898,1752Fox
7We Are Marshall$2,873,60216%2,606--$1,103$11,457,6991Warner Bros.
8Happy Feet$2,460,77475%2,565-770$959$162,990,1236Warner Bros.
9The Holiday$2,258,49612%2,63521$857$39,208,5853Sony / Columbia
10Black Christmas (2006)$1,763,669-47%1,278--$1,380$5,071,3430MGM / Weinstein