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 Sun, Jul. 8 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 8 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transformers$22,144,553-14%4,011--$5,521$155,406,7111Paramount / DreamWorks
2Ratatouille$8,727,613-20%3,9400$2,215$109,531,3272Disney
3Live Free or Die Hard$5,391,829-22%3,4113$1,581$84,422,8282Fox
4License to Wed$2,917,998-24%2,604--$1,121$17,840,0701Warner Bros.
5Evan Almighty$2,491,311-25%3,460-176$720$78,705,4693Universal
61408$2,063,296-22%2,631-102$784$53,739,0973MGM / Weinstein
7Knocked Up$1,560,060-22%2,213-452$705$132,091,2646Universal
8Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$1,246,796-25%2,618-806$476$123,880,1504Fox
9Ocean's Thirteen$1,004,532-29%2,102-801$478$109,149,8605Warner Bros.
10Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$854,563-29%1,869-293$457$301,725,8507Disney