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. 15 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 15 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1300$5,448,369-6%3,103--$1,756$96,288,3551Warner Bros.
2Wild Hogs$2,116,3715%3,2969$642$85,167,8112Disney
3Bridge to Terabithia$721,1821%3,21051$225$69,771,5844Disney
4Ghost Rider$567,9755%3,347-261$170$106,206,7354Sony / Columbia
5Zodiac$552,849-1%2,37917$232$25,850,5292Paramount
6The Number 23$378,452-2%2,489-270$152$31,776,9573New Line
7Music and Lyrics$366,4092%2,280-364$161$45,181,8034Warner Bros.
8Norbit$359,3945%2,505-322$143$89,669,3895Paramount / DreamWorks
9Amazing Grace$254,63310%1,000209$255$12,357,0383IDP/Samuel Goldwyn
10Breach$218,128-3%1,5057$145$29,877,3014Universal