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, Sep. 4 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Sep. 4 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Halloween (2007)$1,468,412-65%3,472--$423$32,061,1211MGM / Weinstein
2Superbad$1,118,270-67%3,00254$373$93,806,3093Sony / Columbia
3The Bourne Ultimatum$674,640-77%3,290-389$205$203,486,0715Universal
4Balls of Fury$643,364-77%3,052--$211$17,718,5531Rogue
5Rush Hour 3$431,191-81%3,008-400$143$123,106,4094New Line
6Death Sentence$371,344-66%1,822--$204$5,707,7411Fox
7WAR$370,695-68%2,2770$163$18,535,6232Lionsgate
8The Nanny Diaries$358,240-75%2,6367$136$17,077,7682MGM / Weinstein
9Mr. Bean's Holiday$335,681-83%1,76551$190$21,271,4022Universal
10Stardust$235,551-78%1,766-573$133$32,385,8084Paramount