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, Nov. 11 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Nov. 11 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Bee Movie$8,018,432-29%3,94416$2,033$71,780,3992Paramount / DreamWorks
2American Gangster$6,638,184-35%3,0595$2,170$80,389,6572Universal
3Fred Claus$5,405,238-31%3,603--$1,500$18,516,9431Warner Bros.
4Lions for Lambs$1,748,667-36%2,215--$789$6,703,1941MGM / United Artists
5Dan in Real Life$1,565,988-40%1,94116$807$30,808,0143Disney
6Saw IV$1,319,891-37%2,904-279$455$58,027,8633Lionsgate
7The Game Plan$668,545-41%2,161-683$309$85,466,5277Disney
830 Days of Night$647,272-28%1,696-931$382$37,429,4154Sony / Columbia
9P2$581,997-30%2,131--$273$2,083,8531Summit Entertainment
10Martian Child$529,182-32%2,0200$262$6,112,5082New Line