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. 21 2008

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Jul. 21 2008LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1The Dark Knight$24,493,679-44%4,366--$5,610$182,906,2861Warner Bros.
2Mamma Mia!$4,093,527-49%2,976--$1,376$31,844,7291Universal
3Hancock$1,684,167-58%3,776-189$446$193,228,1393Sony / Columbia
4Journey to the Center of the Earth$1,624,983-58%2,83019$574$45,132,1702Warner Bros. / New Line
5WALL-E$1,425,562-55%3,310-539$431$184,160,4224Disney
6Hellboy II: The Golden Army$1,172,420-63%3,2128$365$57,699,1822Universal
7Space Chimps$987,109-51%2,511--$393$8,170,1451Fox
8Wanted (2008)$656,617-57%2,433-724$270$123,980,2814Universal
9Get Smart$558,110-49%2,135-951$261$120,169,4985Warner Bros.
10Kung Fu Panda$282,121-54%1,505-1199$187$206,899,3547Paramount / DreamWorks