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, May. 24 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 24 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$13,240,673--3,100--$4,271$13,240,6730Disney
2Shrek the Third$5,859,9842%4,1223122$1,422$150,339,4491Paramount / DreamWorks
3Spider-Man 3$1,702,37810%4,32472$394$289,639,6233Sony / Columbia
428 Weeks Later$430,825-15%2,3052$187$21,122,4072Fox Atomic
5Georgia Rule$355,937-6%2,5318$141$14,425,8102Universal
6Disturbia$246,261-12%2,547-559$97$72,507,4686Paramount / DreamWorks
7Fracture$197,949-21%1,607-595$123$35,542,1675New Line
8Delta Farce$122,725-14%1,9310$64$6,692,4622Lionsgate
9The Invisible$92,691-21%1,378-565$67$18,106,4264Disney
10Next$80,984-17%1,008-1009$80$16,908,7174Paramount