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, May. 13 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleTue, May. 13 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Iron Man$3,357,466-13%4,1116$817$185,034,0992Paramount
2What Happens in Vegas$1,690,5752%3,215--$526$23,520,7731Fox
3Speed Racer$912,206-15%3,606--$253$20,547,8641Warner Bros.
4Made of Honor$640,21411%2,7345$234$28,008,3052Sony / Columbia
5Baby Mama$460,1790%2,62779$175$41,756,9293Universal
6Forgetting Sarah Marshall$450,237-3%2,376-496$189$51,696,2154Universal
7Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay$383,373-1%2,264-281$169$31,440,6043Warner Bros. / New Line
8The Forbidden Kingdom$195,260-1%1,724-1236$113$48,925,1754Lionsgate
9Redbelt$128,750-7%1,379--$93$1,344,2572Sony Classics
10Nim's Island$62,411-12%1,601-877$39$44,523,9136Fox