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, Mar. 10 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Mar. 10 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
110,000 B.C.$2,684,600-71%3,410--$787$38,552,0541Warner Bros.
2College Road Trip$712,160-81%2,706--$263$14,314,0881Disney
3The Bank Job$579,324-65%1,603--$361$6,515,6031Lionsgate
4Vantage Point$577,602-67%3,16313$183$52,115,5823Sony / Columbia
5Semi-Pro$553,419-62%3,1210$177$25,279,5972New Line
6The Other Boleyn Girl$389,268-65%1,1671$334$15,049,2762Sony / Columbia
7The Spiderwick Chronicles$343,931-75%3,246-408$106$61,978,0934Paramount
8Jumper$300,811-67%2,563-565$117$72,748,4504Fox
9Step Up 2 the Streets$228,698-67%2,251-277$102$53,246,7544Disney
10Fool's Gold$208,511-67%2,322-523$90$63,010,5245Warner Bros.