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, Jul. 7 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 7 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Hancock$8,481,791-54%3,965--$2,139$112,359,7891Sony / Columbia
2WALL-E$4,505,868-54%3,9920$1,129$131,702,7672Disney
3Wanted (2008)$2,851,402-55%3,18510$895$93,036,6722Universal
4Get Smart$1,577,066-50%3,574-341$441$99,680,3463Warner Bros.
5Kung Fu Panda$1,098,610-50%3,347-323$328$194,320,8865Paramount / DreamWorks
6The Incredible Hulk$700,250-54%3,043-306$230$125,541,4624Universal
7Kit Kittredge: An American Girl$651,160-38%1,8431838$353$6,473,8393Picturehouse
8Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull$439,157-58%2,192-364$200$306,865,6987Paramount
9The Love Guru$363,195-41%2,648-364$137$29,791,7213Paramount
10Sex and the City$357,193-51%1,275-480$280$145,250,0366Warner Bros. / New Line