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 Thu, Sep. 6 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Sep. 6 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Halloween (2007)$1,003,663-11%3,472--$289$34,195,9571MGM / Weinstein
2Superbad$885,136-9%3,00254$295$95,668,0703Sony / Columbia
3The Bourne Ultimatum$560,727-3%3,290-271$170$204,622,5095Universal
4Balls of Fury$404,844-14%3,052242$133$18,591,5501Rogue
5Rush Hour 3$344,506-7%3,008-400$115$123,819,6424New Line
6The Nanny Diaries$297,476-3%2,6367$113$17,682,4782MGM / Weinstein
7WAR$289,511-9%2,2770$127$19,144,3712Lionsgate
8Death Sentence$284,565-10%1,822--$156$6,307,1431Fox
9Stardust$205,359-2%1,766-573$116$32,800,2284Paramount
10Mr. Bean's Holiday$185,459-16%1,76551$105$21,677,2602Universal