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 Sun, Sep. 23 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Sep. 23 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Resident Evil: Extinction$5,400,928-38%2,828--$1,910$23,679,3601Sony / Screen Gems
2Good Luck Chuck$3,206,708-40%2,612--$1,228$13,652,3961Lionsgate
3The Brave One$1,781,614-46%2,7550$647$25,003,7332Warner Bros.
43:10 to Yuma (2007)$1,520,460-46%2,902235$524$37,720,3213Lionsgate
5Eastern Promises$1,447,625-38%1,4041389$1,031$6,461,6862Focus
6Sydney White$1,104,764-52%2,104--$525$5,195,3131Universal
7Mr. Woodcock$1,098,602-52%2,2376$491$15,653,2902New Line
8Dragon Wars: D-War$773,696-36%2,246-31$344$8,661,9092Freestyle
9Superbad$743,549-46%2,305-605$323$116,182,1826Sony / Columbia
10The Bourne Ultimatum$602,900-57%2,009-602$300$220,241,9368Universal