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, Oct. 18 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Oct. 18 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$1,157,1442%2,011--$575$26,764,2211Lionsgate
2Michael Clayton$826,591-8%2,5112496$329$14,885,9102Warner Bros.
3We Own the Night$751,772-12%2,362--$318$14,284,5161Sony / Columbia
4The Game Plan$612,88633%3,12823$196$61,027,4713Disney
5The Heartbreak Kid$569,018-4%3,2334$176$28,210,6272Paramount / DreamWorks
6Elizabeth: The Golden Age$439,285-7%2,001--$220$8,075,0861Universal
7The Kingdom$384,7010%2,83634$136$41,573,3873Universal
8Resident Evil: Extinction$225,6475%2,249-599$100$48,959,5734Sony / Screen Gems
9Good Luck Chuck$204,5247%1,951-525$105$33,536,0074Lionsgate
103:10 to Yuma (2007)$183,2140%1,820-742$101$52,236,9396Lionsgate