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, Feb. 28 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Feb. 28 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Ghost Rider$981,654-8%3,6201$271$82,213,4742Sony / Columbia
2The Number 23$693,962-14%2,759--$252$16,962,7491New Line
3Reno 911!: Miami$534,211-15%2,702--$198$12,138,9851Fox
4Bridge to Terabithia$533,101-3%3,1390$170$48,705,5152Disney
5Music and Lyrics$515,845-4%2,9550$175$33,254,2942Warner Bros.
6Norbit$406,019-6%3,1457$129$76,080,0803Paramount / DreamWorks
7Breach$402,099-5%1,4934$269$21,543,2432Universal
8The Astronaut Farmer$268,809-8%2,155--$125$5,310,9671Warner Bros.
9Tyler Perry's Daddy's Little Girls$242,619-4%2,1110$115$25,914,6452Lionsgate
10Because I Said So$212,4600%1,936-510$110$38,897,4664Universal