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, Apr. 4 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Apr. 4 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Blades of Glory$3,011,18710%3,372--$893$41,311,3161Paramount / DreamWorks
2Meet the Robinsons$2,554,32412%3,413--$748$32,062,7791Disney
3Are We Done Yet?$2,012,641--2,877--$700$2,012,6410Sony / Columbia
4300$1,295,66612%3,004-276$431$183,491,2944Warner Bros.
5Shooter$840,6834%2,8060$300$29,932,2352Paramount
6TMNT$791,4341%3,12010$254$40,819,5492Warner Bros.
7Wild Hogs$737,3013%2,945-456$250$137,685,3305Disney
8Firehouse Dog$602,720--2,566--$235$602,7200Fox
9Premonition$474,825-4%2,043-788$232$40,841,3543Sony / Columbia
10Reign Over Me$376,9327%1,6710$226$14,479,6832Sony / Columbia