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. 22 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Mar. 22 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1300$2,916,536-2%3,270167$892$141,843,4582Warner Bros.
2Wild Hogs$1,357,9958%3,36064$404$109,453,9403Disney
3Premonition$1,078,7991%2,831--$381$22,092,3981Sony / Columbia
4Dead Silence$425,535-2%1,805--$236$9,775,9761Universal
5Bridge to Terabithia$417,9398%3,091-119$135$76,546,5455Disney
6I Think I Love My Wife$357,670-5%1,776--$201$7,279,5921Fox Searchlight
7Zodiac$314,145-5%2,362-17$133$30,469,5453Paramount
8Ghost Rider$294,4445%2,824-523$104$111,542,2795Sony / Columbia
9Amazing Grace$235,70117%1,162162$203$15,328,6984IDP/Samuel Goldwyn
10Music and Lyrics$222,7777%1,850-430$120$48,293,9985Warner Bros.