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, Aug. 7 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Aug. 7 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Bourne Ultimatum$7,466,168-18%3,660--$2,040$85,881,6551Universal
2The Simpsons Movie$3,370,603-15%3,9264$859$135,400,8642Fox
3Hairspray (2007)$1,780,245-2%3,115-6$572$82,451,5733New Line
4Underdog$1,778,918-1%3,013--$590$15,167,4181Disney
5I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry$1,563,473-10%3,289-212$475$95,106,0543Universal
6Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix$1,424,815-12%3,125-880$456$264,080,3604Warner Bros.
7No Reservations$1,033,8011%2,4250$426$26,225,8922Warner Bros.
8Hot Rod$896,870-12%2,607--$344$7,220,1311Paramount
9Transformers$828,760-11%2,419-930$343$298,142,5055Paramount / DreamWorks
10Ratatouille$709,153-6%1,940-994$366$189,709,6796Disney