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 Thu, Feb. 15 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Feb. 15 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Norbit$1,472,556-55%3,136--$470$42,081,3231Paramount / DreamWorks
2Music and Lyrics$1,373,081-67%2,929--$469$5,528,7750Warner Bros.
3Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$1,118,173-76%2,111--$530$5,693,6770Lionsgate
4Hannibal Rising$745,423-43%3,003--$248$16,661,8301MGM / Weinstein
5Because I Said So$505,291-42%2,5293$200$28,258,0652Universal
6The Messengers$401,196-54%2,5291$159$26,708,8552Sony / Screen Gems
7Night at the Museum$337,751-42%2,436-567$139$233,633,2168Fox
8Smokin' Aces$301,101-45%1,892-327$159$32,644,7533Universal
9Pan's Labyrinth$283,305-30%1,10927$255$27,843,3987Picturehouse
10Dreamgirls$225,014-36%2,284-513$99$98,051,2107Paramount / DreamWorks