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, Jun. 19 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jun. 19 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$5,101,480-13%3,959--$1,289$69,050,3691Fox
2Ocean's Thirteen$2,388,501-1%3,5650$670$75,232,8702Warner Bros.
3Knocked Up$2,165,659-1%2,90731$745$94,363,3403Universal
4Surf's Up$1,514,01213%3,5313$429$37,482,8992Sony / Columbia
5Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$1,442,655-1%3,329-673$433$277,051,0624Disney
6Shrek the Third$1,263,5399%3,505-420$360$299,665,2575Paramount / DreamWorks
7Nancy Drew$1,262,2438%2,612--$483$9,259,1671Warner Bros.
8Hostel Part II$477,742-8%2,3500$203$15,206,6462Lionsgate
9Mr. Brooks$395,9534%1,923-530$206$24,301,0923MGM
10Spider-Man 3$308,9792%1,822-748$170$330,628,9347Sony / Columbia