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. 19 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Feb. 19 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost Rider$6,634,909-47%3,619--$1,833$52,024,3231Sony / Columbia
2Bridge to Terabithia$5,972,520-17%3,139--$1,903$28,535,2121Disney
3Norbit$3,153,804-41%3,1382$1,005$62,009,4212Paramount / DreamWorks
4Music and Lyrics$2,251,841-42%2,955--$762$21,404,4011Warner Bros.
5Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$1,853,611-43%2,111--$878$18,757,1991Lionsgate
6Breach$1,756,690-46%1,489--$1,180$12,261,9311Universal
7Night at the Museum$1,162,936-7%2,042-660$570$238,499,2679Fox
8Because I Said So$953,285-41%2,446-83$390$34,311,6553Universal
9Hannibal Rising$837,916-51%3,0030$279$22,917,9852MGM / Weinstein
10The Messengers$578,767-47%2,183-346$265$31,050,8353Sony / Screen Gems