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, May. 29 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleThu, May. 29 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$5,277,194-13%4,2600$1,239$170,880,8231Paramount
2The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$1,488,760-3%3,9290$379$102,656,7532Disney
3Iron Man$1,389,6080%3,915-239$355$262,625,7124Paramount
4What Happens in Vegas$800,631-5%3,188-67$251$59,220,3803Fox
5Made of Honor$336,992-3%2,39324$141$40,962,4024Sony / Columbia
6Speed Racer$313,4074%3,112-254$101$38,421,0043Warner Bros.
7Baby Mama$281,376-7%2,15860$130$53,923,0245Universal
8Forgetting Sarah Marshall$177,025-13%1,073-65$165$59,427,2956Universal