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. 29 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jan. 29 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Smokin' Aces$1,131,122-72%2,218--$510$15,768,9211Universal
2Epic Movie$759,663-81%2,801--$271$19,372,7571Fox
3Dreamgirls$480,622-74%2,785571$173$87,260,3075Paramount / DreamWorks
4Night at the Museum$467,623-83%3,241-242$144$217,314,7856Fox
5Catch and Release$408,547-76%1,622--$252$8,067,2521Sony / Columbia
6Stomp the Yard$350,717-82%2,11564$166$50,891,1103Sony / Screen Gems
7The Queen$346,769-70%1,830244$189$41,545,51218Miramax
8The Pursuit of Happyness$313,467-76%2,688-378$117$153,242,7397Sony / Columbia
9The Departed$253,899-74%1,4531326$175$125,498,87217Warner Bros.
10The Hitcher (2007)$251,503-73%2,8365$89$13,688,8682Rogue