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, Mar. 7 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Mar. 7 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Hogs$2,324,783-8%3,287--$707$47,091,8001Disney
2Zodiac$845,253-9%2,362--$358$16,154,1071Paramount
3Ghost Rider$596,570-8%3,608-12$165$96,727,2753Sony / Columbia
4The Number 23$489,231-8%2,7590$177$25,680,6642New Line
5Bridge to Terabithia$475,1254%3,15920$150$59,595,8933Disney
6Music and Lyrics$328,443-4%2,644-311$124$39,650,2283Warner Bros.
7Black Snake Moan$297,622-9%1,252--$238$5,131,5271Paramount Vantage
8Reno 911!: Miami$270,288-7%2,7020$100$17,472,1342Fox
9Norbit$266,877-2%2,827-318$94$83,735,0304Paramount / DreamWorks
10Breach$239,486-3%1,4985$160$26,274,1103Universal