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, Jan. 10 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 10 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$1,122,698-9%3,730-38$301$167,505,1143Fox
2The Pursuit of Happyness$816,629-8%3,027157$270$126,538,8964Sony / Columbia
3Children of Men$749,786-11%1,2091193$620$14,218,4471Universal
4The Good Shepherd$517,567-4%2,25032$230$49,862,4373Universal
5Freedom Writers$457,197-7%1,360--$336$10,844,9181Paramount
6Rocky Balboa$397,448-8%3,018-1$132$61,876,9373MGM
7Blood Diamond$352,096-10%1,510-410$233$44,970,6465Warner Bros.
8Charlotte's Web (2006)$334,179-1%3,303-442$101$67,982,6714Paramount
9The Holiday$314,011-4%2,320-378$135$59,741,8635Sony / Columbia
10We Are Marshall$293,166-7%2,502-104$117$34,929,4533Warner Bros.