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. 24 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 24 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dreamgirls$677,545-1%2,214307$306$79,351,0424Paramount / DreamWorks
2Night at the Museum$563,846-4%3,483-129$162$206,674,7105Fox
3Stomp the Yard$504,675-11%2,0510$246$42,283,2452Sony / Screen Gems
4The Queen$467,2347%1,5861242$295$36,710,50517Miramax
5The Pursuit of Happyness$463,879-1%3,066-103$151$147,461,2606Sony / Columbia
6The Hitcher (2007)$451,182-13%2,831--$159$9,348,5241Rogue
7Children of Men$312,540-3%1,52416$205$28,416,3883Universal
8Freedom Writers$305,7871%2,286107$134$27,438,8293Paramount
9Alpha Dog$252,333-11%1,2923$195$12,618,8072Universal
10The Good Shepherd$164,4375%1,571-423$105$58,074,2065Universal