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, Jul. 10 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Jul. 10 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Transformers$8,253,664-17%4,0110$2,058$173,587,7391Paramount / DreamWorks
2Ratatouille$4,152,3542%3,9400$1,054$117,752,6572Disney
3Live Free or Die Hard$2,071,923-5%3,4113$607$88,674,2292Fox
4License to Wed$1,359,031-4%2,604203$522$20,612,6341Warner Bros.
5Evan Almighty$1,211,7472%3,460-132$350$81,110,3083Universal
61408$908,434-12%2,6310$345$55,679,0823MGM / Weinstein
7Knocked Up$674,915-3%2,21332$305$133,464,0876Universal
8Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer$532,827-3%2,618-90$204$124,959,6744Fox
9Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End$405,677-6%1,86935$217$302,562,3847Disney
10Ocean's Thirteen$402,684-2%2,102-139$192$109,961,7425Warner Bros.