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 Tue, Mar. 6 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 6 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Hogs$2,532,5920%3,287--$770$44,767,0171Disney
2Zodiac$924,642-6%2,362--$391$15,308,8541Paramount
3Ghost Rider$648,392-3%3,608-12$180$96,130,7053Sony / Columbia
4The Number 23$532,2000%2,7590$193$25,191,4332New Line
5Bridge to Terabithia$454,827-2%3,15920$144$59,120,7683Disney
6Music and Lyrics$341,27112%2,644-311$129$39,321,7853Warner Bros.
7Black Snake Moan$327,089-10%1,252--$261$4,833,9051Paramount Vantage
8Reno 911!: Miami$289,555-5%2,7020$107$17,201,8462Fox
9Norbit$272,999-7%2,827-318$97$83,468,1534Paramount / DreamWorks
10Breach$247,0046%1,4985$165$26,034,6243Universal