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. 22 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jul. 22 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$10,014,195-18%4,2850$2,337$207,865,9842Warner Bros.
2I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$9,786,322-17%3,495--$2,800$34,234,5051Universal
3Hairspray (2007)$7,170,301-23%3,121--$2,297$27,478,7381New Line
4Transformers$6,390,492-20%3,762-288$1,699$262,978,9483Paramount / DreamWorks
5Ratatouille$3,179,524-24%3,402-223$935$165,518,0824Disney
6Live Free or Die Hard$2,050,212-29%2,727-474$752$116,270,4184Fox
7License to Wed$862,606-45%2,525-190$342$38,496,1183Warner Bros.
81408$737,619-29%1,451-755$508$67,454,7035MGM / Weinstein
9Evan Almighty$711,607-29%1,779-918$400$93,566,2445Universal
10Knocked Up$624,411-34%1,288-422$485$142,701,2078Universal