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, Jun. 21 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Jun. 21 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$3,939,927-12%3,959--$995$77,454,3951Fox
2Ocean's Thirteen$2,171,216-4%3,5650$609$79,671,9232Warner Bros.
3Knocked Up$1,963,277-3%2,90731$675$98,346,8973Universal
4Surf's Up$1,503,835-7%3,5313$426$40,609,9522Sony / Columbia
5Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$1,344,712-4%3,329-673$404$279,800,4094Disney
6Shrek the Third$1,189,887-9%3,505-420$339$302,157,2235Paramount / DreamWorks
7Nancy Drew$1,162,884-8%2,612--$445$11,686,1481Warner Bros.
8Hostel Part II$404,443-6%2,3500$172$16,040,7382Lionsgate
9Mr. Brooks$371,298-3%1,923-530$193$25,056,3633MGM
10Spider-Man 3$310,4582%1,822-748$170$331,244,7557Sony / Columbia