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 Mon, Jun. 30 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jun. 30 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1WALL-E$8,913,180-50%3,992--$2,233$72,001,2371Disney
2Wanted (2008)$6,381,323-55%3,175--$2,010$57,307,8901Universal
3Get Smart$2,881,884-50%3,9154$736$80,361,5642Warner Bros.
4Kung Fu Panda$1,800,822-51%3,670-383$491$181,078,1844Paramount / DreamWorks
5The Incredible Hulk$1,323,913-54%3,349-159$395$117,182,2293Universal
6The Love Guru$880,866-42%3,0120$292$26,104,5712Paramount
7Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$734,036-54%2,556-615$287$300,818,7306Paramount
8Sex and the City$626,257-46%1,755-687$357$140,797,7055Warner Bros. / New Line
9The Happening$549,599-54%2,483-503$221$59,669,9963Fox
10You Don't Mess with the Zohan$486,368-49%2,147-1131$227$91,675,5374Sony / Columbia