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 Sat, Jul. 7 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSat, Jul. 7 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transformers$25,701,84713%4,011--$6,408$133,262,1581Paramount / DreamWorks
2Ratatouille$10,856,23015%3,9400$2,755$100,803,7142Disney
3Live Free or Die Hard$6,888,71326%3,4113$2,020$79,030,9992Fox
4License to Wed$3,827,1454%2,604--$1,470$14,922,0721Warner Bros.
5Evan Almighty$3,321,15614%3,460-176$960$76,214,1583Universal
61408$2,650,55812%2,631-102$1,007$51,675,8013MGM / Weinstein
7Knocked Up$2,002,63021%2,213-452$905$130,531,2046Universal
8Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$1,666,78426%2,618-806$637$122,633,3544Fox
9Ocean's Thirteen$1,423,67830%2,102-801$677$108,145,3285Warner Bros.
10Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$1,195,62625%1,869-293$640$300,871,2877Disney