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, Oct. 9 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Oct. 9 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Heartbreak Kid$1,091,354-31%3,229--$338$16,694,9811Paramount / DreamWorks
2The Kingdom$826,322-38%2,8029$295$33,904,8352Universal
3The Game Plan$703,352-74%3,1052$227$46,596,1392Disney
4Resident Evil: Extinction$388,783-39%2,84820$137$44,717,4013Sony / Screen Gems
5Good Luck Chuck$333,163-33%2,476-136$135$30,085,3203Lionsgate
63:10 to Yuma (2007)$276,928-39%2,562-444$108$49,458,9565Lionsgate
7The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising$238,544-57%3,141--$76$4,541,4691Fox
8Eastern Promises$215,051-36%1,212-196$177$15,010,9764Focus
9The Brave One$208,670-35%2,358-479$88$34,916,4984Warner Bros.
10The Jane Austen Book Club$143,836-29%1,2321191$117$2,175,1923Sony Classics