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, Mar. 8 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 8 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Wild Hogs$2,324,0610%3,287--$707$49,415,8611Disney
2Zodiac$800,572-5%2,362--$339$16,954,6791Paramount
3Ghost Rider$617,0893%3,608-12$171$97,344,3643Sony / Columbia
4Bridge to Terabithia$555,95017%3,15920$176$60,151,8433Disney
5The Number 23$478,195-2%2,7590$173$26,158,8592New Line
6Music and Lyrics$370,18313%2,644-311$140$40,020,4113Warner Bros.
7Black Snake Moan$278,380-6%1,252--$222$5,409,9071Paramount Vantage
8Norbit$278,2474%2,827-318$98$84,013,2774Paramount / DreamWorks
9Reno 911!: Miami$257,932-5%2,7020$95$17,730,0662Fox
10Breach$240,2330%1,4985$160$26,514,3433Universal