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 Fri, Nov. 23 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleFri, Nov. 23 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Enchanted$14,350,883116%3,730--$3,847$28,970,3551Disney
2This Christmas$7,419,72278%1,858--$3,993$15,802,5191Sony / Screen Gems
3Beowulf$6,502,30982%3,21865$2,021$46,598,5442Paramount
4Hitman$5,245,74350%2,458--$2,134$13,159,5011Fox
5Bee Movie$4,788,748166%3,507-477$1,365$104,835,3654Paramount / DreamWorks
6Fred Claus$4,324,28175%3,6030$1,200$46,620,9583Warner Bros.
7August Rush$3,774,05593%2,310--$1,634$7,595,9311Warner Bros.
8American Gangster$3,596,26687%2,799-311$1,285$110,135,3864Universal
9The Mist$3,477,83379%2,423--$1,435$7,407,6621MGM / Weinstein
10Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium$3,288,844141%3,1684$1,038$17,532,3232Fox