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 Wed, May. 7 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleWed, May. 7 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Iron Man$5,747,667-12%4,105--$1,400$121,307,8011Paramount
2Made of Honor$1,003,518-7%2,729--$368$17,701,3181Sony / Columbia
3Baby Mama$650,852-4%2,5485$255$33,961,7752Universal
4Forgetting Sarah Marshall$588,0542%2,87273$205$46,369,4523Universal
5Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$541,803-10%2,54535$213$27,033,6132Warner Bros. / New Line
6The Forbidden Kingdom$306,089-7%2,960-191$103$46,047,9863Lionsgate
721$164,8715%2,242-710$74$79,410,8246Sony / Columbia
888 Minutes$144,1702%1,765-403$82$15,777,7913Sony / Columbia
9Nim's Island$117,79718%2,478-499$48$42,802,8355Fox
10Prom Night (2008)$107,7583%2,434-387$44$41,660,7734Sony / Screen Gems