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 Sat, Feb. 10 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Feb. 10 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Norbit$14,642,32241%3,136--$4,669$25,053,4931Paramount / DreamWorks
2Hannibal Rising$5,036,2976%3,003--$1,677$9,788,7551MGM / Weinstein
3Because I Said So$4,135,71750%2,5293$1,635$23,478,8652Universal
4The Messengers$3,214,45938%2,5291$1,271$23,067,3912Sony / Screen Gems
5Night at the Museum$2,825,154122%2,702-301$1,046$230,496,5068Fox
6Epic Movie$2,132,92667%2,806-34$760$34,433,5673Fox
7Smokin' Aces$1,727,11547%2,199-20$785$29,961,4933Universal
8Pan's Labyrinth$1,558,06561%1,14361$1,363$25,565,2957Picturehouse
9Dreamgirls$1,418,60585%2,284-513$621$96,216,2247Paramount / DreamWorks
10Stomp the Yard$1,126,56973%2,045-124$551$58,502,7615Sony / Screen Gems