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, May. 8 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 8 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Spider-Man 3$8,042,499-22%4,252--$1,891$169,443,9921Sony / Columbia
2Disturbia$377,2093%3,13285$120$60,748,2044Paramount / DreamWorks
3Fracture$351,85212%2,365-78$149$27,404,0323New Line
4Next$266,54313%2,7338$98$12,463,1062Paramount
5Lucky You$244,05413%2,525--$97$3,170,4711Warner Bros.
6Hot Fuzz$243,5856%1,266-6$192$16,790,9223Rogue
7The Invisible$216,2445%2,0190$107$12,903,9752Disney
8Blades of Glory$169,1630%2,113-943$80$112,075,3916Paramount / DreamWorks
9The Condemned (2007)$146,09312%2,3100$63$6,484,6592Lionsgate
10Vacancy$140,1055%1,698-853$83$16,806,0093Sony / Screen Gems