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. 13 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 13 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1300$6,515,002-14%3,103--$2,100$85,017,4101Warner Bros.
2Wild Hogs$2,018,3161%3,2969$612$81,036,8292Disney
3Bridge to Terabithia$709,8052%3,21051$221$68,338,7414Disney
4Zodiac$573,3031%2,37917$241$24,738,4402Paramount
5Ghost Rider$549,8983%3,347-261$164$105,099,0424Sony / Columbia
6The Number 23$383,235-1%2,489-270$154$31,012,2813New Line
7Music and Lyrics$353,6884%2,280-364$155$44,457,4934Warner Bros.
8Norbit$339,7311%2,505-322$136$88,969,3225Paramount / DreamWorks
9Amazing Grace$233,362-1%1,000209$233$11,871,4763IDP/Samuel Goldwyn
10Breach$210,9134%1,5057$140$29,433,5844Universal