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. 31 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jan. 31 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Smokin' Aces$910,765-14%2,218--$411$17,732,9001Universal
2Epic Movie$552,996-12%2,801--$197$20,555,8811Fox
3Dreamgirls$497,858-6%2,785571$179$88,290,4575Paramount / DreamWorks
4Night at the Museum$430,3060%3,241-242$133$218,174,4996Fox
5Catch and Release$411,219-9%1,622--$254$8,928,3081Sony / Columbia
6The Queen$407,332-5%1,830244$223$42,382,76418Miramax
7The Pursuit of Happyness$326,222-6%2,688-378$121$153,915,1127Sony / Columbia
8Stomp the Yard$291,661-6%2,11564$138$51,491,9793Sony / Screen Gems
9The Departed$263,553-5%1,4531326$181$126,040,57617Warner Bros.
10Freedom Writers$249,5793%2,273-13$110$32,018,2354Paramount