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, Feb. 12 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 12 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Norbit$1,891,307-79%3,136--$603$36,086,5041Paramount / DreamWorks
2Hannibal Rising$887,775-73%3,003--$296$13,938,5371MGM / Weinstein
3Because I Said So$581,202-75%2,5293$230$26,387,7002Universal
4The Messengers$391,947-77%2,5291$155$25,134,4152Sony / Screen Gems
5Smokin' Aces$340,267-72%2,199-20$155$31,511,4963Universal
6Night at the Museum$326,104-80%2,702-301$121$232,477,4098Fox
7Pan's Labyrinth$281,569-73%1,14361$246$26,897,7297Picturehouse
8Dreamgirls$248,275-69%2,284-513$109$97,261,3667Paramount / DreamWorks
9Epic Movie$240,606-79%2,806-34$86$35,836,0263Fox
10The Queen$208,651-70%1,564-286$133$49,059,07920Miramax