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. 9 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jan. 9 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$1,228,105-6%3,730-38$329$166,382,4163Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$891,12312%3,027157$294$125,722,2674Sony / Columbia
3Children of Men$840,5142%1,2091193$695$13,468,6611Universal
4The Good Shepherd$539,70417%2,25032$240$49,344,8703Universal
5Freedom Writers$493,2731%1,360--$363$10,387,7211Paramount
6Rocky Balboa$433,6298%3,018-1$144$61,479,4893MGM
7Blood Diamond$391,39117%1,510-410$259$44,618,5505Warner Bros.
8Charlotte's Web (2006)$336,196-3%3,303-442$102$67,648,4924Paramount
9The Holiday$326,57916%2,320-378$141$59,427,8525Sony / Columbia
10We Are Marshall$316,04825%2,502-104$126$34,636,2873Warner Bros.