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, Dec. 10 2007

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Dec. 10 2007LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Golden Compass$1,749,558-74%3,528--$496$27,534,6421New Line
2Enchanted$581,373-80%3,520-210$165$84,449,1933Disney
3Beowulf$453,334-64%2,976-273$152$76,574,0994Paramount
4No Country for Old Men$434,082-60%1,324329$328$29,195,6855Miramax
5Hitman$338,098-65%2,418-50$140$36,164,9643Fox
6Awake$288,343-65%2,02321$143$11,032,1952MGM / Weinstein
7August Rush$271,969-67%2,3100$118$25,407,1073Warner Bros.
8This Christmas$267,399-77%1,87921$142$42,989,0603Sony / Screen Gems
9Fred Claus$258,487-78%3,185-235$81$65,798,4545Warner Bros.
10The Mist$241,421-65%2,336-87$103$23,721,1263MGM / Weinstein