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, Sep. 19 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Sep. 19 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Brave One$1,022,915-11%2,755--$371$16,725,5511Warner Bros.
23:10 to Yuma (2007)$783,742-9%2,66715$294$30,773,4642Lionsgate
3Mr. Woodcock$460,317-14%2,231--$206$10,257,3491New Line
4Superbad$443,990-9%2,910-159$153$112,616,2255Sony / Columbia
5Halloween (2007)$303,186-9%3,051-424$99$52,107,7643MGM / Weinstein
6The Bourne Ultimatum$300,271-4%2,611-470$115$217,056,8047Universal
7Shoot 'Em Up$243,135-10%2,1080$115$11,127,4842New Line
8Dragon Wars: D-War$229,988-13%2,277--$101$5,836,4451Freestyle
9Rush Hour 3$179,082-2%2,208-482$81$133,688,3416New Line
10Balls of Fury$172,149-6%2,758-323$62$29,391,0543Rogue