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 Mon, Jan. 22 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 22 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Night at the Museum$667,542-76%3,483-129$192$205,523,0845Fox
2Stomp the Yard$661,812-74%2,0510$323$41,212,8092Sony / Screen Gems
3Dreamgirls$569,377-68%2,214307$257$77,989,0934Paramount / DreamWorks
4The Hitcher (2007)$559,110-65%2,831--$197$8,377,5641Rogue
5The Pursuit of Happyness$410,384-68%3,066-103$134$146,530,9256Sony / Columbia
6The Queen$310,310-63%1,5861242$196$35,807,68117Miramax
7Freedom Writers$307,369-72%2,286107$134$26,830,3433Paramount
8Alpha Dog$296,176-59%1,2923$229$12,081,7662Universal
9Children of Men$290,926-65%1,52416$191$27,783,2893Universal
10Primeval$163,748-64%2,4440$67$9,760,3272Disney