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 Mon, Oct. 22 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Oct. 22 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
130 Days of Night$1,322,031-65%2,855--$463$17,273,7941Sony / Columbia
2Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?$783,517-74%2,03423$385$39,733,9192Lionsgate
3Michael Clayton$487,580-66%2,58574$189$22,050,5813Warner Bros.
4We Own the Night$476,272-65%2,3620$202$20,182,7392Sony / Columbia
5Gone Baby Gone$471,529-63%1,713--$275$5,974,0951Miramax
6The Game Plan$370,901-81%3,301173$112$69,577,0024Disney
7Rendition$329,573-66%2,250--$146$4,390,6181New Line
8The Heartbreak Kid$321,869-65%2,782-451$116$32,348,0823Paramount / DreamWorks
9Elizabeth: The Golden Age$270,827-67%2,0065$135$11,496,5182Universal
10The Comebacks$242,183-78%2,812--$86$5,797,7931Fox Atomic