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 Mon, Jun. 4 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 4 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Knocked Up$4,435,979-54%2,871--$1,545$35,127,7671Universal
2Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$4,150,022-69%4,3620$951$221,696,7772Disney
3Shrek the Third$2,626,907-71%4,109-63$639$258,556,8203Paramount / DreamWorks
4Mr. Brooks$986,157-67%2,453--$402$11,003,3221MGM
5Spider-Man 3$757,219-68%3,402-321$223$319,096,0755Sony / Columbia
628 Weeks Later$166,601-56%1,121-892$149$26,758,0194Fox Atomic
7Bug (2007)$156,072-62%1,6610$94$6,316,5372Lionsgate
8Gracie$142,668-65%1,164--$123$1,500,0791Picturehouse
9Disturbia$135,023-52%1,035-597$130$76,837,3608Paramount / DreamWorks