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, Jan. 2 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 2 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$5,714,742-50%3,76880$1,517$133,004,1612Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$2,822,163-54%2,8707$983$107,328,4023Sony / Columbia
3Charlotte's Web (2006)$1,960,585-40%3,74517$524$57,762,3423Paramount
4The Good Shepherd$1,497,085-54%2,2183$675$39,801,2622Universal
5Rocky Balboa$1,494,231-53%3,0192$495$52,642,9322MGM
6Eragon$1,392,450-47%2,985-45$466$60,450,0273Fox
7Happy Feet$1,344,318-43%2,5650$524$179,680,2747Warner Bros.
8We Are Marshall$1,227,120-48%2,6060$471$27,600,8442Warner Bros.
9The Holiday$1,137,028-46%2,69863$421$53,288,6624Sony / Columbia
10Blood Diamond$977,044-48%1,9200$509$38,569,6284Warner Bros.