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 Tue, Mar. 18 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, Mar. 18 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$3,928,7659%3,954--$994$52,556,3941Fox
210,000 B.C.$1,438,8114%3,4100$422$64,402,5232Warner Bros.
3Never Back Down$771,1865%2,729--$283$10,107,5521Summit
4College Road Trip$737,83613%2,7060$273$25,597,2912Disney
5The Bank Job$543,81126%1,61310$337$14,235,4512Lionsgate
6Vantage Point$538,64118%2,761-402$195$60,260,4004Sony / Columbia
7Doomsday$465,5195%1,936--$240$5,836,5181Rogue
8The Other Boleyn Girl$342,99627%1,21245$283$19,765,3173Sony / Columbia
9Semi-Pro$339,21018%2,270-851$149$30,445,2893New Line
10The Spiderwick Chronicles$295,5109%2,407-839$123$65,943,6035Paramount