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, Oct. 3 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, Oct. 3 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Kingdom$1,116,168-19%2,793--$400$20,947,9421Universal
2The Game Plan$835,528-9%3,103--$269$25,659,5221Disney
3Resident Evil: Extinction$531,624-14%2,8280$188$38,626,0252Sony / Screen Gems
4Good Luck Chuck$497,327-12%2,6120$190$25,077,4612Lionsgate
53:10 to Yuma (2007)$387,859-9%3,006104$129$45,123,4284Lionsgate
6The Brave One$298,942-13%2,83782$105$31,767,7403Warner Bros.
7Eastern Promises$264,555-16%1,4084$188$12,121,4933Focus
8Mr. Woodcock$168,353-9%2,195-42$77$20,107,5253New Line
9Superbad$143,383-13%1,517-788$95$119,312,7997Sony / Columbia
10Feast of Love$142,873-9%1,200--$119$2,141,3261MGM