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 Thu, Apr. 24 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, Apr. 24 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Forgetting Sarah Marshall$1,497,563-3%2,798--$535$24,064,1231Universal
2The Forbidden Kingdom$1,226,0560%3,151--$389$27,024,7831Lionsgate
388 Minutes$466,074-6%2,168--$215$9,033,4251Sony / Columbia
421$436,6910%2,903167$150$71,774,3344Sony / Columbia
5Prom Night (2008)$384,0496%2,7000$142$33,712,3532Sony / Screen Gems
6Nim's Island$383,29211%3,277-241$117$34,426,0153Fox
7Street Kings$344,410-4%2,4692$139$21,554,7532Fox Searchlight
8Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who!$278,79918%2,670-539$104$145,467,1776Fox
9Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed$231,882-1%1,052--$220$3,902,7631Rocky Mountain Pictures
10Leatherheads$223,4277%2,79827$80$27,461,0603Universal