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 Wed, Jul. 25 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Jul. 25 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$4,139,873-13%3,495--$1,185$48,722,1141Universal
2Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$3,915,226-11%4,2850$914$220,998,2532Warner Bros.
3Hairspray (2007)$3,817,084-12%3,121--$1,223$40,127,4881New Line
4Transformers$2,304,781-12%3,762-288$613$270,722,5643Paramount / DreamWorks
5Ratatouille$1,627,851-9%3,402-223$478$170,802,0134Disney
6Live Free or Die Hard$837,574-9%2,727-474$307$118,951,6514Fox
7License to Wed$466,908-7%2,525-190$185$39,949,4603Warner Bros.
8Evan Almighty$400,681-4%1,779-918$225$94,785,5535Universal
91408$319,392-4%1,451-755$220$68,478,0345MGM / Weinstein
10Knocked Up$296,481-4%1,288-422$230$143,634,0488Universal