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, Apr. 26 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 26 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fracture$767,428-6%2,443--$314$14,263,1191New Line
2Disturbia$754,1677%3,01590$250$43,084,7322Paramount / DreamWorks
3Vacancy$502,5782%2,551--$197$9,668,0961Sony / Screen Gems
4Blades of Glory$498,5374%3,459-8$144$102,887,2264Paramount / DreamWorks
5Meet the Robinsons$394,3375%3,003-235$131$83,516,5564Disney
6Perfect Stranger$339,1740%2,6610$127$19,417,6092Sony / Columbia
7In the Land of Women$301,1691%2,155--$140$5,910,0461Warner Bros.
8Are We Done Yet?$233,37710%2,94467$79$40,415,4423Sony / Columbia
9300$226,1454%1,508-632$150$205,514,1617Warner Bros.
10Wild Hogs$197,5274%2,001-428$99$156,881,6888Disney