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 Sun, Jun. 15 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleSun, Jun. 15 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Incredible Hulk$15,562,224-15%3,505--$4,440$55,414,0601Universal
2Kung Fu Panda$10,545,770-19%4,13622$2,550$117,290,3272Paramount / DreamWorks
3The Happening$7,088,303-31%2,986--$2,374$30,515,8761Fox
4Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$5,368,661-4%3,804-386$1,411$276,522,5514Paramount
5You Don't Mess with the Zohan$4,570,543-28%3,4664$1,319$68,760,4752Sony / Columbia
6Sex and the City$2,149,111-47%3,155-170$681$119,519,9703Warner Bros. / New Line
7Iron Man$2,035,946-4%2,403-528$847$297,920,0457Paramount
8The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian$1,067,984-11%2,308-757$463$131,903,7645Disney
9The Strangers$1,011,278-34%2,410-67$420$45,285,6613Universal / Rogue
10What Happens in Vegas$380,470-45%1,422-944$268$75,754,1466Fox